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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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On the conclusion of the ICAO report on the shooting down of two civilian aircraft by Cuban Air Force Resolution 1067 (1996) Adopted by the Security Council at its 3683rd meeting, on 26 July 1996

26 July 1996 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution 144 (1960) of 19 July 1960

19 July 1960 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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