Many foreign diplomats have expressed their belief that Vietnam will be able to fulfil its responsibility well if it is elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021.
The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
on Wednesday aimed at cutting the Asian country's annual export revenue by a quarter in response to Pyongyang's fifth and largest nuclear test in September.
Vietnam has called for the protection of civilians in countries with conflicts and COVID-19 pandemic during an online session of the United Nations Security Council on the implementation of Resolution 2532 on the pandemic on September 9.
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on May 8 attended the United Nations Security Council’s high-level video meeting with the theme “75 years from the end of the Second World War on European Soil – lessons learned for preventing future atrocities, responsibility of the Security Council".
Vietnam has reaffirmed support for peace process led by Afghan people at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)'s teleconference on March 31 discussing Afghanistan situation and activities of the UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).
Vietnam’s assumption of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)’s non-permanent membership for the 2020-2021 tenure and the UNSC’s presidency in January 2020 is a valuable opportunity for the country to contribute constructively and responsibly to the international community’s common affairs.
Vietnam’s highest priority during its term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021 would be promoting multilateralism and compliance with international law in addressing global challenges regarding peace and security, said a senior official.
Vietnam officially won the election to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021 after getting 192 votes out of the 193 member countries and territories of the UN General Assembly on June 7 evening (Vietnam time).
On the threshold of the election of five countries as non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council slated for June 7, a Japanese high-ranking diplomat has expressed his belief that Vietnam will have a high chance to win the election.
Vietnam has a big opportunity to win a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council for the 2020-2021 term, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN, has said.
Russia on Thursday cast its 10th veto of United Nations Security Council action on Syria since the war began in 2011, blocking a U.S.-drafted resolution to renew an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria.
The United Nations Security Council on October 6 unanimously nominated former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres to be the next Secretary-General, recommending that the 193-member General Assembly appoint him for five years from Jan. 1, 2017.