Turkey took over the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council
for the month of September on Wednesday and will preside over two
Turkish President Abdullah Gül will chair one meeting
September 23 on
"the protection of peace."
A second meeting, on the global fight against
terrorism, will be
held Sept. 27 and will be chaired by Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet
The presidency rotates monthly by alphabetical order among
the security council member countries.
Turkey and Brazil were the only
two security council nations that voted against sanctions on Iran in