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UN Security Council

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 7226th meeting, 28 July 2014, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts"]

28 July 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 6219th meeting, 16 November 2009, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning Iraq"]

16 November 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 6145th meeting, 18 June 2009, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation concerning Iraq"]

18 June 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 5754th meeting, 5 Oct. 2007, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts"]

8 October 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts

13 April 2007 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts

29 June 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The Situation Concerning Iraq

24 May 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The question concerning Iraq

14 February 2006 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The situation between Iraq and Kuwait

27 April 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: The situation between Iraq and Kuwait

24 March 2004 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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