TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran has welcomed the election of new members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), expressing readiness for expansion of cooperation with the Council.
News ID: 81352
Publish Date: 19June 2020 - 12:12
“Iran welcomes the election of India, Ireland, Mexico & Norway as the new UNSC non-permanent members,” Iranian Foreign Ministry wrote on its Twitter account on Thursday.
“Iran is ready to work w/the new members, as the key agenda for the term 2021-22 should be effective protection of multilateralism & intl law against vicious ideologies & states,” it added.
The United Nations Security Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with ensuring international peace and security, recommending the admission of new UN members to the General Assembly, and approving any changes to the UN Charter.
The permanent members of the Security Council are China, France, Russia, Britain, and the United States.
The ten non-permanent members of the Security Council are be elected by the General Assembly in accordance with the participation of the members of the United Nations in maintaining international peace and security and other objectives of the Organization, as well as on the basis of equitable geographical distribution.
The non-permanent members of the Security Council are elected for a two-year term.