Africa Demands United Nations Security Council Seat by 2023

  • Proposal for at least two permanent seats for the continent
  • Japan premier has pledged ‘complete support’ for African bid

General view of The United Nations Security Council meeting

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African countries should have permanent seats on the United Nations Security Council by 2023, a move that would make the body more representative and democratic, the African Union Commission’s deputy chairman said.

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