Kuwait To Start 2-year UNSC Membership On January 1
Kuwait will officially start its two-year term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) tomorrow, taking over from Egypt as representative of the Arab group.
Kuwait Deputy Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said his country would continue to play a neutral role, vowing cooperation with all
UNSC member states to peacefully end conflicts and wars.
He stressed the importance of reforms within the UN organizations to allow them to properly execute their duties around the world.
Permanent Envoy to the UN Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi said that 188 out of 193 UN member states had voted for Kuwait.
The UNSC consists of 15 countries, 10 are elected and five enjoy a permanent membership and the veto right- The USA, the UK, France, Russia and China. '