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United Nations elects five new non-permanent members to Security Council

Oct 17, 2014    

United Nations Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Venezuela and Spain Thursday were elected as the new non-permanent members of the Security Council for a two years term by the UN General Assembly.These five countries replace retiring members Argentina, Australia, Luxembourg, South Korea and Rwanda, xinhua reported.The newly elected members term will be begining from Jan 1, 2015.The only real contest in the balloting was among New Zealand, Spain and Turkey for two seats from the Western European and Others Group (WEOG).New Zealand handily won on the first ballot with 145 votes, while Spain failed ...

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