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Egypt, Ukraine Among 5 Elected to UN Security Council

U.N. member states elected five countries to two-year terms on the Security Council Thursday. Japan, Egypt, Ukraine, Senegal and Uruguay will join the U.N.’s most powerful organ on January 1, 2016. The vote in the U.N. General Assembly garnered little excitement, as regional groups had already decided among themselves which countries to put up as their candidates and there was no competition for the five seats. But each country still required a two-thirds majority of voting member...

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