15 countries sitting in the UN security Council. Now the only body of the United Nations, the law can pronounce binding resolutions, has elected new non-permanent members. For Canada's Premier Justin Trudeau the vote to defeat.
New York (AP) - The campaigns of one of the seats often take years and cost a lot of money, but since today, four out of five countries have been established, the move in the security Council of the United Nations.
From January to India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway for two years will be part of the body can Express as the only legally binding resolutions for the 193 UN member States.
open a fifth seat. Kenya came at the time of the vote in New York on the first ballot 113 votes, Djibouti to 78. Both countries have the necessary Two-thirds majority missed the mark with this. On Thursday there is to be a further ballot.
is certain, though, that Canada's candidacy with 108 votes was unsuccessful. Instead, prevailed in the battle for two open positions in the group "Western Europe and Others" Norway, with 130, and Ireland, with 128 votes. In this group the votes of 191 valid votes 128 Votes were exactly the necessary Quorum.
For the North American country, it was after a defeat in 2010, the second failed campaign within a few years. The vote is also regarded as a defeat for Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, had already announced in Canada's 2015 election campaign, a seat on the Board to aim for.
Recently, the security Council, for his indecisive attitude in the Corona has been criticised by the crisis because of the Veto powers with a permanent seat, the United States, Russia, China, Britain and France could not agree on a common line.
The security Council consists of 15 Nations, five are permanent members ten are chosen for two years in the panel. Annually, five of them new. The best result of the election had arrived, this Time Mexico with 187 votes, India on 184 votes.
Currently, Germany is also represented in the security Council. The Federal Republic of Germany but it is being replaced as well as Belgium, the Dominican Republic, Indonesia, and South Africa. For Estonia, Niger, Saint Vincent, Tunisia, and Vietnam membership in January 2022 ends.
also a new Chairman of the UN General Assembly, was Elected on Wednesday. Volkan Bozkir from Turkey came to 178 votes in favour, eleven abstentions. The former Minister for Europe, the ACP will be conducting the fall for a year, the body and follows Tijjani Muhammad Bande from Nigeria.
On Wednesday, was out of tune because of the Corona pandemic different than usual. Instead of jointly in the plenary vote, the member States of the time-Slots to throw their votes in the largely empty meeting room assigned.
In the history of the security Council at the elections to oddities, for example because the voting lasted for a long time. In 2006, the search lasted two weeks, and 40 Rounds. In 1979, there were between Cuba and Colombia even 155 Ballots in ten weeks. Then both agreed on Mexico.Date Of Update: 20 June 2020, 10:34