Libyan leader Gaddafi reiterates necessity to "completely reform" UN system

23:01, July 27, 2010      

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The Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi told reporters at the sideline of the ongoing 15th African Union summit that the current UN functioning system should be "completely reformed" rather than only the Security Council.

"We do not only refer to the UN Security Council, but also to the whole UN organization," he said.

"We want to completely reform the functioning system of UN," he added.

Gaddafi also said "the UN, which at the beginning only had a few member states, is now composed of more than 190 countries. So there should be a reform."

The UN has in principal approved sending peacekeeping troops to the war-torn Somalia but maintained the current peacekeeping mandate, proposal backed by a few African countries like Uganda and Somalia.

The Libyan leader has been making the similar remarks over the past years.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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