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Ukraine to sit alongside Russia on UN Security Council
Ukraine has won a seat on the U.N. Security Council, giving the country a new platform to spar diplomatically with permanent member Russia.

 

Four other countries -- Egypt, Japan, Senegal and Uruguay -- were also elected to the council. All five countries were unopposed in their bids for the non-permanent seats.

 

In addition to possible fireworks between Ukraine and Russia, there could be clashes between Japan and rival China, also a permanent member, as well as with Russia. Japan has territorial disputes with both countries.

 


פרסום ראשון: 10.15.15, 19:08