Mexico Calls for Changes at the UN

Mexico on Sunday called for an overhaul of the United Nations Security Council, envisaging more member countries across a wider geographical swathe, as the government steps up efforts to raise its profile on the global stage.

Tasked with maintaining global peace, the U.N. Security Council meets when war looms and cooperates in efforts to solve international disputes, with measures ranging from sanctions to military action.

The Council has five permanent members - China, France, Russia, Britain and the United States - and 10 temporary members elected by the U.N. General Assembly for two-year terms.

In a statement, Mexico's . . .

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