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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: Angola (2016), Egypt (2017), Japan (2017), Malaysia (2016), New Zealand (2016), Senegal (2017), Spain (2016), Ukraine (2017), Uruguay (2017), Venezuela (Bolivian Republic of) (2016)) 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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Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo

30 July 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo

30 January 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Country Reports

Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo

31 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Mission Reports

Statement by the President of Security Council [on "Letter dated 11 March 1998 from the Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/1998/223) and letter dated 27 March 1998 from the Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/1998/272)"]

24 August 1998 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Presidential Statements

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