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Updated: UN committee agrees Taliban, Myanmar junta not allowed in UN for now

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Updated: 8:30am, 2nd December, 2021 (AEDT)United NationsReuters A UN committee on Wednesday deferred a decision on who will represent Afghanistan and Myanmar at the United Nations, said the panel’s chair, meaning the Afghan Taliban and Myanmar junta will not be allowed into the world body for now. Rival claims have been made for the seats […]

UN faces rival claims for Myanmar seat, doubts over Afghanistan

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United NationsReuters The United Nations is faced with rival claims to Myanmar’s seat at the 193-member world body as the ruling junta seeks to cement its coup with international legitimacy by ousting the UN ambassador appointed by Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected government. Ahead of the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations […]