Pakistani newspapers discuss Azerbaijan's election to UNSC
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 26 / Trend M. Aliyev /
Pakistan's influential English-language newspapers the Daily Times, the Pakistan Observer and The News have published on Wednesday articles devoted to Azerbaijan's election to the UN Security Council, the Azerbaijani Embassy in Pakistan told Trend on Wednesday.
Looking at the Security Council voting breakdown, Azerbaijan was elected a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2012-2013, gaining 155 votes from the UN member countries.
Before the last round of voting, Slovenian Foreign Minister Samuel Zbogar announced the withdrawal of his country's candidature as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. In the round prior to this statement, Azerbaijan gained 116 votes, and Slovenia only 77.
The newspapers stressed that Azerbaijan as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council was a great victory for the country's diplomacy.