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  Cheshvan 14, 5774 , 18/10/13

Saudi Arabia, Chad, Nigeria Named to Security Council

Chad, Chile, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Thursday. Their two-year terms are scheduled to start in January.

Human-rights groups criticized the decision. They called on Saudi Arabia, Chad and Nigeria to work for the prevention of human-rights violations in their countries.

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