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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.
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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
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Secu′rity Coun`cil


n.
the committee of the United Nations charged with maintaining international peace and security.
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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"
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Security Council

n the Security Councilil Consiglio di Sicurezza
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The objective of the UNSC (Freezing and Seizure) Order 2019 is to streamline the procedure for implementation of Security Council Sanctions against designated individuals and entities, said a statement issued here by foreign office.
It may be recalled that the Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter authorizes the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), acting under Article 41, to decide measures, not involving the use of armed force, to give effect to its decisions for the maintenance of international peace and security.
"The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly suicide bombing in occupied Kashmir, which resulted in over 40 Indian paramilitary forces dead and dozens wounded on February 14, 2019 ...," a press statement issued by the UN body said on Thursday.
The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly suicide bombing in occupied Kashmir, which resulted in over 40 Indian paramilitary forces dead and dozens wounded on February 14, 2019," a press statement issued by the UN body said on Thursday.The statement added that members of UNSC reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security.
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