What is the mandate of the Security Council?
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2016
The Charter of the United Nations gives primary responsibility for maintaining international peace and security to the Security Council. The functions and powers of the Security Council are defined in the Charter, especially Chapters V-VIII.
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