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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 by the President of the Security Council [on "The situation in The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"]

13 August 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "Letter dated 4 March 2001 from the Permanent Representative of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2001/191)"]

12 March 2001 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

Statement by the President of the Security Council [on "Follow-up to resolution 817 (1993)"]

15 September 1995 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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