UN adopts document for Security Council reforms

United Nations, Sep 14: In a significant development, the UN General Assembly today unanimously adopted a negotiating text for the Security Council reforms, setting the stage for talks on the long pending process at the 70th session of the global body which commences tomorrow.

UN General Assembly President Sam Kutesa, who convened a plenary meeting here to take action on the draft decision on the "Question of equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council and related matters", also circulated letters containing the positions of key countries including Russia, the US and China which refused to contribute to the negotiating text.

UN adopts document for Security Council reforms.
There was no voting on the decision to continue text-based UNSC reforms in the 70th session of the General Assembly and it was adopted by consensus.


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