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Tuesday, 21 November 2017

India’s Nominee Dalveer Bhandari Re-elected to ICJ


India’s nominee to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the fifth and the last seat of the world court after Britain withdrew its candidate from the election.

Mr. Bhandari received 183-193 votes in the General Assembly and secured all the 15 votes in the Security Council after separate and simultaneous elections were held at the UN headquarters in New York.

Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
  1. The permanent members of the Security Council are USA, Russia, France and China.
  2. The UK is the fifth permanent member of the Security Council.
  3. International Court of Justice Headquarters- The Hague, Netherlands.
Source- The Hindu

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