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U.N. Security Council to Welcome Pakistan, Somalia

Posted on AllSides June 7th, 2024
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Denmark, Greece, Pakistan, Panama, and Somalia were elected by the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday to serve two-year terms on the U.N. Security Council (UNSC), taking over five rotating “non-permanent” membership slots from Ecuador, Japan, Malta, Switzerland, and Mozambique. Voice of America News (VOA) found Thursday’s election “lackluster,” a hollow ritual formality devoid of excitement, as the five new non-permanent members ran as the unopposed representatives of their respective geographic regions. Their victory in the “election” was determined in advance, behind closed doors, although in theory, they could have lost...

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