Indonesia wins UNSC vote

Indonesia wins UNSC vote

UNSC non-permanent member

News:

  1. The UN Security Council has selected Indonesia as a non-permanent member.

Important Facts:

  1. The Maldives and Indonesia had contested for the seat in the UN Security Council.
  2. Indonesia secured 144 votes whereas Maldives won 46 out of total 190 votes.
  3. Indonesia has been elected as a non-permanent member for a two-year term on the Security Council starting on Jan. 1, 2019.
  4. A total of 190 members participated in the UN Security Council voting.
  5. To be a member of the council the concerned country has to get more than a two-thirds majority or 127 votes.
  6. Other newly elected non-permanent members include Germany, Belgium, Dominican Republic and South Africa.
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