Azerbaijan’s presidency over UN Security Council finished

Azerbaijan’s presidency over UN Security Council finished
# 02 November 2013 07:52 (UTC +04:00)

APA reports that Azerbaijan handed over the presidency of the UN Security Council to China. Liu Jieyi, China’s permanent representative to the United Nations will present a work program for this month on November 4.

The UN Security Council has 15 members. China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States are permanent members.

10 non-permanent members are elected by the General Assembly for two-year terms.


Chief responsibility for the maintenance of peace and security lies with the Security Council. The UN Security Council's decisions are binding on all members.

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