Schroeder confident of UN Security Council seat

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7 July 2005, EDINBURGH - German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder on Thursday said he was confident Berlin would secure a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council as part of a wide-ranging reform of the world body. Schroeder, attending a Group of Eight (G8) industrial nations' summit in Scotland, said he was certain that the "convincing concept" of U.N. reform hammered out by Germany, Japan, Brazil and India would win support at the U.N. General Assembly. "Only this concept can achieve a two-thirds

7 July 2005

EDINBURGH - German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder on Thursday said he was confident Berlin would secure a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council as part of a wide-ranging reform of the world body.

Schroeder, attending a Group of Eight (G8) industrial nations' summit in Scotland, said he was certain that the "convincing concept" of U.N. reform hammered out by Germany, Japan, Brazil and India would win support at the U.N. General Assembly.

"Only this concept can achieve a two-thirds majority" at the U.N. General Assembly, Schroeder told reporters.

DPA

Subject: German news

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