Slovenia elected member of UN Security Council

Slovenia has been elected a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2024-2025, securing the requisite two-thirds majority among UN member states in the first round of voting on 6 June to beat Belarus in the Eastern European group.

The vote capped more than a year of campaigning over two successive governments as part of which Slovenian officials held talks with representatives of almost 190 countries.

Slovenia will be a member from 1 January 2024 until the end of 2025 and is expected to preside over the Security Council in September 2024, in time for...

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