South Africa Elected to UN Security Council for 2019-20

The results are announced during a General Assembly meeting to elect the five non-permanent members of the Security Council June 8 at the United Nations in New York. 

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United Nations General Assembly elected South Africa to serve on the UN Security Council for the term 2019-20 as a non-permanent member.

This will be the third time that South Africa will be serving on the council since the end of white-minority apartheid rule in 1994, the country’s presidency said in emailed statement Friday.

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