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Security Council

n.
The permanent peacekeeping organ of the United Nations, composed of five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and ten elected members.

Security Council

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a permanent organ of the United Nations established to maintain world peace. It consists of five permanent members (China, France, Russia, the UK, and the US) and ten nonpermanent members

Secu′rity Coun`cil


n.
the committee of the United Nations charged with maintaining international peace and security.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Security Council - a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for preserving world peace
UN, United Nations - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
Translations
turvallisuusneuvosto

Security Council

n the Security Councilil Consiglio di Sicurezza
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The members of the Security Council reiterated in these challenging circumstances their strong support for Lebanon's State institutions, including the Lebanese Armed Forces and security services, in their efforts to safeguard the security and stability of the country," the council said in a statement Thursday.
The NAM member-states on different occasions have voiced their concern over the interference of the UN Security Council in the scope of duties of the UN General Assembly as well as the economic and social councils of the world body because the Security Council deals with the issues that do not fall within the scope of its responsibilities and are rather within the domain of the authority of other UN sections," Dehqani said, addressing a meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York on Thursday.
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This crime once again demonstrates the brutality of Daesh, which is responsible for thousands of crimes and abuses against people from all faiths, ethnicities and nationalities, and without regard to any basic value of humanity, according to the statement issued by the UN Security Council (UNSC)'s President Liu Jieyi (China).
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AFP -- Saudi Arabia officially told the United Nations on Tuesday that it would not be taking up a UN Security council seat — opening the way for Jordan to take the place.

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