Gulf states, Egypt back Saudi rejection of Security Council seat

22.10.2013                      18.Cheschwan.5774                      heute Kommunalwahlen

UN-Sicherheitsrat:

Gulf states, Egypt back Saudi rejection of Security Council seat

Saudi Arabia turned down a coveted two-year term on UNSC in a rare display of anger with what it called "double standards" in the United Nations.

Saudi Arabia's Gulf Arab allies and Egypt have applauded its decision to reject a UN Security Council seat in protest at the world body's failure to act on Syria, whose leader is backed by Russia and Shi'ite Iran….