Kazakhstan wins UN Security Council seat

Staff Report

UNITED NATIONS -- Kazakhstan June 28 won a two-year seat on the UN Security Council, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported.

Kazakhstan defeated Thailand for a non-permanent seat representing Asia. The 193-member UN General Assembly gave Kazakhstan 138 votes, making it the first post-Soviet Central Asian state to win a seat on the council.

The Security Council includes 5 permanent members and 10 two-year members.

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