Malaysia becomes UNSC president

(VOVworld) - Malaysia has assumed the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council for the month of August. The Malaysian Foreign Ministry said this is the second time Kuala Lumpur took the position since it was elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2015-2016 term.

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A UN session

It will convene a debate on preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) on Aug 23 to address new threats and challenges in preventing the proliferation of WMDs, related materials and technologies to non-state actors.
Other matters that will be deliberated by the Security Council are the issues of Palestine, Yemen, Syria, and Lebanon. As the Security Council President, Malaysia will also facilitate the selection process by the Security Council for the next UN Secretary-General.
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