Bolivia to Work in UN to Avoid Wars
La Paz, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Preventing wars and invasions and working for the right of development are today Bolivia''s priorities as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
The Andean Amazonian returned to the position on January 1st after 38 years absence and will represent Latin America and the Caribbean.
'Our responsibility is fundamentally to avoid interventions, invasions and wars, because wars are not solution,' stated President Evo Morales on a visit to Paraguay.
The president reiterated that the main reason for insecurity and invasions is capitalism, a system that generates inequality, he expressed.
The 2017 and 2018 biennium will be the third for the South American country. The Security Council is composed of five permanent members with veto rights (United States, Russia, China, France and United Kingdom) and 10 non-permanent members elected by the General Assembly for two-year terms.
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