Saudi Arabia formally refuses a seat in UN Security Council
Saudi Arabia formally refuses a seat in UN Security Council

 

Saudi Arabia officially reported yesterday the United Nations its resolution to refuse accepting a seat in the U.N Security Council , which rise the possibility of electing  Jordan as a substitute .
" Reuters"  quoted Western diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity , that Jordan agreed to substitute Saudi Arabia's seat in the Security Council , after Riyadh pulled refused the seat of U.N Human Rights Council.
 

Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah al-Malame, informed the Secretary - General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon in a message that the government of Saudi Kingdom decided not to accept the seat it was elected for in the Security Council .
 

The Saudi foreign issued last month , a statement in which it apologized  accepting a seat in U.N Security Council after being elected as a non - permanent member in it for two years . The Kingdom justified it refusal  as a protest against what it described as the failure of the international community on the Syrian crisis and his failure to settle the Palestinian issue.

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