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BEIJING (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will discuss a plan to reform the United Nations Security Council during a visit to China from Dec 4 to 7, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.
By Larry Fine UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States called on Thursday for a fresh start to plans to expand the 15-member U.N. Security Council and reaffirmed its support for giving a permanent seat to Japan in the future. U.S. Ambassador John Bolton told the U.N.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Like the weather, everyone talks about reforming the U.N. Security Council but no one seems able to change it. This year's U.N. summit was no different.
By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will forge ahead with its bid for a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council along with Germany, Brazil and India, but might need a new approach to gain more support, a Japanese official said on Friday.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Japan, Germany, Brazil and India's bid to expand the U.N. Security Council appears doomed following Africa's steadfast refusal to join forces with them in their quest for permanent council seats.
By Anaclet Rwegayura ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Africa on Thursday rejected overtures from U.N. Security Council aspirants Brazil, Germany, Japan and India to back their proposal for reforming the world body in charge of matters of war and peace.
By Anaclet Rwegayura ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - African leaders meeting in Ethiopia to seek a common position on expanding the U.N. Security Council heard a warning on Thursday that their continent had most to lose if they failed to reach consensus.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - African leaders meet in Ethiopia on Thursday for a one-day, single-issue summit intended to thrash out a common position on the contentious question of expanding the U.N. Security Council.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Italy's U.N. ambassador on Tuesday said seekers of U.N. Security Council seats were engaging in blackmail and financial threats to win support for their resolution to enlarge the 15-member body. In a speech to the U.N.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Foreign Minister Nobutaka Machimura looked likely on Tuesday to skip a regional gathering in Laos this week in favor of seeking support in New York for Japan's bid for a permanent membership on the United Nations Security Council.