UN Security Council. File photoMOSCOW, Oct 15At least two or three countries in Africa should become permanent members of the UN Security Council with veto power, Chairman of the African Energy Chamber Andrzej Ayuk said in an interview with RIA Novosti. “At least two or three African countries should represent the continent in the UN Security Council and have the right of veto. They should represent the continent with all rights and obligations, like other developed countries. Therefore, the system needs to be reformed,” he said.The Energy Chamber of Africa announced their desire to strengthen relations with RussiaEarlier, Madagascar Foreign Minister Richard Randriamandratu told RIA Novosti that Antananarivo is in favor of reforming the UN Security Council, which will ensure greater involvement of African countries in the work of this body. The 15-member Security Council is the only body of the United Nations that can make decisions that have legal force, while the five permanent members – Russia, China, France, Britain and the United States – have veto power. Ten non-permanent members of the Security Council do not have such a right. Periodically, some parties make calls to deprive this or that state of the right of veto.
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