Poland will replace the Ukraine in the post of nonpermanent member of the UN security Council in 2018-2019. In addition to Poland, members of the security Council elected côte d’ivoire, Kuwait and Peru. This was reported in Twitter of the Swedish UN mission.
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02 June 2017, 16:07
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Witold Waszczykowski noted that it is “a great victory of Polish diplomacy and an important success of the foreign policy of Warsaw”.
Poland is the sixth time selected a non-permanent member of the UN security Council. It is noted that 190 out of 192 countries voted for Warsaw.
In January 2018, Poland will begin its two-year work as a member of the UN security Council.
The UN security Council five permanent members: US, Russia, China, Britain and France and 10 non-permanent members: there are 3 places from African countries, 2 seats from the Asian States, 2 seats from Latin America, 2 Western European seats and one seat from the Eastern European States.