Olga Denisova. Egypt, Senegal, Ukraine, Uruguay and Sweden were elected as non-permanent members of the UN security Council resolution for the period of 2016-2017 years.
In the current year non-permanent membership in the security Council claimed five countries: Egypt and Senegal (from the African group), Ukraine (group of Eastern European countries), Uruguay (Latin America), Japan (group of the Asia-Pacific countries). Candidates of these States were approved in advance by the respective regional groups. However, despite the consensus and the lack of competitors for election to the SB they need to get support from at least 2 thirds to 129 votes of the members of the General Assembly.
According to the UN Charter valaisiana was held behind closed doors. The results announced by the head of the 70th session of the General Assembly Mogens Lykketoft.
"Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine and Uruguay members elected by the resolution of the UN security Council for a two year term, beginning January 1, 2016," said Lykketoft at the meeting on Thursday.
From 31 December 2015, the Council will leave, respectively, Jordan, Nigeria, Lithuania, Chad and Chile.