Panama Gets UN Security Council Seat

Panama Gets UN Security Council Seat

Panama

Panama was finally voted in to the last remaining non-permanent, Security Council seat at the United Nations, Tuesday, ending weeks of deadlock between Guatemala and Venezuela. Panama, which won 42 votes more than the 120 needed, will take up the seat on January 1, replacing current occupant Argentina. The battle between Guatemala and Venezuela for the only Latin American seat available was billed by many as a battle against the will of the US, which had openly backed Guatemala's bid. Panama was

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