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Security Council:

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(UN), international organization established immediately after World War II. It replaced the League of Nations. In 1945, when the UN was founded, there were 51 members; 193 nations are now members of the organization (see table entitled United Nations Members).
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The members of the Security Council called on all Lebanese leaders to adhere to Lebanon's Constitution and to the Taif agreement and National Pact, to put Lebanon's stability and national interests ahead of partisan politics, and act responsibly and with leadership and flexibility to urgently convene a parliamentary session and proceed to the election of a president.
NAM reiterates its concern over the continuing encroachment by the Security Council on the functions and powers of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council through addressing issues which traditionally fall within the competence of the latter organs.
The members of the Security Council expressed deep concern about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Yemen, including the food insecurity already facing millions of Yemenis across the country and the increasing risk of famine.
It is not difficult to conclude that G-4\'s Security Council bid had failed.
The Saudi government said the 15-country's deadlock over Syria was "irrefutable evidence and proof of the inability of the Security Council to carry out its duties and responsibilities.
Mr Kerry said any violations will result in "measures" from the Security Council, while Mr Lavrov said the violations must be sent to the Security Council from the board of the chemical weapons convention before sanctions - short of the use of force - would be considered.
The Security Council issued a presidential statement after the DPRK's failed missile launch in April and warned that it will "take action accordingly in the event of a further DPRK launch or nuclear test.
Addressing more 1,000 participants at the Istanbul World Forum, Erdogan said, structural injustice was clearly seen in functioning of several international organizations especially the UN Security Council.
Erdogan said that structural injustice was clearly seen in functioning of several international organizations especially the UN Security Council.
In August 2006, the Security Council unanimously approved a new resolution calling for a ceasefire between Israel and Hezbollah.
He said Ankara hosted a committee meeting last June bringing together UN's leading counter-terrorism experts and representatives of member countries of the Security Council.
ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan is not in quest for a permanent seat of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) adding that idea of permanent membership in United Nations Security Council is contrary to the spirit of democracy and accountability.

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