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The United Nations (UN) was established after World War II with the aim of preventing future wars. The organization is financed by assessed and voluntary contributions from its member states.
The UN’s chief administrative officer is the Secretary-General, currently Portuguese politician and diplomat António Guterres, who began his five year-term on 1 January 2017.
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United Nations published this video item, entitled “European Union on Palestinian Elections – Security Council Media Stakeout (26 January 2021)” – below is their description.
Joint press virtual statement read by Geraldine Byrne Nason, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations on behalf of the European Union members of the Security Council (Ireland, Estonia, and France) as well as the former European Union members of the Security Council (Belgium and Germany) following the virtual briefing of the Council on the situation in the Middle East, on Palestine.United Nations YouTube Channel
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