By Michelle Nichols and Louis Charbonneau
VENEZUELA, Malaysia, Angola and New Zealand won seats on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday for two years from January 1, 2015, while Spain beat Turkey in a third round of run-off voting.
The 193-member U.N. General Assembly elected Venezuela with 181 votes, Malaysia with 187 votes, Angolawith 190 votes.
All three countries campaigned unopposed for their seats after being chosen as the candidates for their respective regional groups, but still needed to win the votes of two-thirds of the General Assembly to secure their spots.
The only contest was between New Zealand, Spain and Turkey …read more
Source: Cyprus Mail