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  • Diplomat: Jordan to replace Saudis on UN council

    11/07/2013 4:18:37 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 1 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 7, 2013 6:58 PM EST | Edith M. Lederer
    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. …