Venezuela secures seat on U.N. Security Council; fireworks likely to ensue

October 16, 2014 4:59 PM

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Venezuela, New Zealand, Angola and Malaysia have been elected to fill four of the five coveted temporary seats on the United Nations Security Council, but the final seat has yet to be determined.

Neither Turkey nor Spain got enough votes in the first ballot of Thursday's election by the U.N. General Assembly's member states to earn a spot in the U.N.'s most powerful body.

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