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The Security Council has primary responsibility, under the UN Charter, for the maintenance of international peace and security. Organized to function continuously, a representative of each of its members must be present at all times at United Nations Headquarters. The Council consists of 15 members: five permanent members with veto power (China, France, Russian Federation, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America) and ten non-permanent members (Membership: Argentina (2014), Australia (2014), Chad (2015), Chile (2015), Jordan (2015), Lithuania (2015), Luxembourg (2014), Nigeria (2015), Republic of Korea (2014), Rwanda (2014)), five of which are elected each year by the General Assembly for a two-year term.  Website: www.un.org/en/sc/
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Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7208th meeting, 25 June 2014 in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Afghanistan"]

25 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 7208th meeting, 25 June 2014 in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Afghanistan"]

25 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6211th meeting, 29 October 2009, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Afghanistan"]

29 October 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6162nd meeting, 15 July 2009, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Afghanistan"]

15 July 2009 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 5932nd meeting, 11 July 2008, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Afghanistan"]

11 July 2008 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Situation in Afghanistan

17 July 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The situation in Afghanistan

23 November 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The situation in Afghanistan

23 August 2005 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Situation in Afghanistan

12 October 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The situation in Afghanistan

15 July 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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