Venezuela Takes up Seat on UN Security Council

Jan. 1 marks the day Venezuela became a non-permanent member of the Security Council, a first for the country.

Nicolas Maduro at the UNVenezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, hailed Jan. 1 as the start of Venezuela’s temporary period on the United Nations Security Council.

A responsibility to defend world peace

The South American country will partake in meetings “with the utmost responsibility to defend world peace,” President Maduro said.

Venezuela was elected to the post Oct. 16, 2014 with 181 countries of 193 voting in favor.

The voice of the pluri-polar and multi-centric world

“Venezuela will be in the Security Council, the supreme body of the United Nations, representing the voice of peace, the voice of the pluri-polar and multi-centric world, representing Latin America’s voice as a united bloc,” Maduro stated at the time.

Rafael Ramírez VenezuelaAfter playing a leading role in shaping Venezuelan oil policy for a decade, Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez was announced Friday as Venezuela’s representative at the United Nations in New York. Ramirez took up his new position on Jan. 1.

Source:  Venezuela Takes up Seat on UN Security Council TeleSUR

1 thought on “Venezuela Takes up Seat on UN Security Council

  1. Good for Venezuela and the rest of the Latin American countries, now we have a sincere vote that is not obeying the imperialist evil cabal. We all need to work for Justice and Peace.

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