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Friday, November 8, 2013

Jordan Said to be Set to Take UNSC Seat Saudis Declined

It's being reported that Jordan will probably take the non-permanent UN Security Council seat that Saudi Arabia was elected to but then announced it would decline it.  The UN apparently has still not received formal notification of the Saudi refusal, and cannot officially elect a replacement until it does.

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