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Security Council, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishSecurity Council, thethe Security CouncilSeˈcurity ˌCouncil, the  the most powerful part of the united nations, which is responsible for making sure that countries behave peacefully towards each other, and for deciding what the United Nations should do if countries go to war. It is a committee of five permanent members (the US, the UK, Russia, France, and China) and ten other members who change every two years. Recently, many countries have suggested that there should be more permanent members of the Security Council, such as Japan and Germany. compare General Assembly, the
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