US assumes rotating presidency of UN Security Council

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 1, 2012 19:04

The United States assumed the rotating presidency of the United Nations Security Council on Sunday.

The US assumed the role from the UK, with Azerbaijan scheduled to replaces it in May.

The Council is composed of five permanent members- China, France, Russia, the UK, and the US- as well as ten non-permanent members.

The Council's presidency rotates monthly, with the order being determined alphabetically.


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