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Diplomat: Jordan to replace Saudis on UN council
Associated Press ^ | Nov 7, 2013 6:58 PM EST | Edith M. Lederer

Posted on 11/07/2013 4:18:37 PM PST by Olog-hai

A U.N. diplomat says Jordan will replace Saudi Arabia on the Security Council for a two-year term starting in January after the Saudis’ unprecedented rejection of the seat hours after they were elected. …

Earlier this week, Jordan dropped its bid for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council, leaving Saudi Arabia a clear path in the now-uncontested election next Tuesday. …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: jordan; jordanun; saudiarabia; securitycouncil; unsc

1 posted on 11/07/2013 4:18:37 PM PST by Olog-hai
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