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Rebuilding Iraq

UNITED NATIONS

The UN Security Council Web site

15 member-states sit on the Security Council: Five permanent members and 10 rotating members elected by the General Assembly for two-year terms. The nations rotate the presidency of the council each month.

PERMANENT MEMBERS


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USA

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Russia

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United Kingdom

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France

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China

ROTATING MEMBERS


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Mexico
Membership ends: December 31, 2003

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Germany
Membership ends: December 31, 2004

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Guinea
Membership ends: December 31, 2003

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Pakistan
Membership ends: December 31, 2004

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Spain
Membership ends: December 31, 2004

Syria
Membership ends: December 31, 2003

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Angola
Membership ends: December 31, 2004

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Bulgaria
Membership ends: December 31, 2003

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Cameroon
Membership ends: December 31, 2003

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Chile
Membership ends: December 31, 2004

Graphics: Associated Press