New Security Council Seats Announced
Argentina, Denmark, Greece, Japan And Tanzania Win Security Council Seats
Argentina, Denmark, Greece, Japan and Tanzania won seats today as non-permanent members of the Security Council.
The General Assembly voted in the five uncontested candidates for two-year terms that begin 1 January, replacing Angola, Chile, Germany, Pakistan and Spain on the 15-member body.
The other members of the so-called “elected 10” – Algeria, Benin, Brazil, the Philippines and Romania – will remain on the Council through 31 December 2005.
The five permanent, veto-bearing countries are China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States.