Os novos membros: Egito, Japão, Senegal, Ucrânia e Uruguai servirão até 31 de Dezembro de 2017. A última vez que o Uruguai tinha um assento no Conselho de Segurança foi em 1965/66.
New members Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine and Uruguay will serve until 31 December 2017. The last time Uruguay had a seat at the Security Council was in 1965/66.
Applause and cheers broke out in the assembly hall after first results showed Senegal had won the largest share, picking up 187 votes followed by Uruguay with 185. Japan picked up 184 votes, Egypt won 179 and Ukraine 177 in the 193-nation assembly.
The five overall seats available for election in 2015, distributed regionally, were: two seats for the African Group (currently held by Chad and Nigeria); one seat for the Asia-Pacific Group (currently held by Jordan); one seat for the Group of Latin American and Caribbean States (currently held by Chile); and one seat for the Eastern European Group (currently held by Lithuania)… (MERCOPRESS)