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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 7083rd meeting, 16 Dec. 2013, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in Libya"]

16 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council: Decision of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya to abandon its weapons of mass destruction programmes

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

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "Letters dated 20 and 23 December 1991, from France, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America (S/23306, S/23307, S/23308,S/23309 and S/23317"]

9 July 1999 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "Letters dated 20 and 23 December 1991, from France, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America (S/23306, S/23307, S/23308, S/23309 and S/23317)"]

20 May 1997 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "Letters dated 20 and 23 December 1991, from France, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America (S/23306, S/23307, S/23308, S/23309 and S/23317)"]

4 April 1997 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "Letters dated 20 and 23 December 1991 from France, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America"]

29 January 1997 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "Letters dated 20 and 23 December 1991, from France, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America (S/23306, S/23307, S/23308, S/23309 and S/23317"]

18 April 1996 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on " Libyan Arab Jamahiriya"]

22 November 1995 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "Libyan Arab Jamahiriya"]

28 July 1995 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "Libyan Arab Jamahiriya"]

30 March 1995 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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