Press Releases

    SC/8472
    8 August 2005

    President of United Nations Security Council and Chairman of Military Staff Committee in August

    NEW YORK, 5 August (UN Headquarters) -- In accordance with the principle of alphabetical rotation, the following are the President of the United Nations Security Council and the Chairman of the Military Staff Committee for August:

    Security Council

    Kenzo Oshima, Permanent Representative of Japan, succeeds Adamantios Th. Vassilakis, Permanent Representative of Greece, as President of the Security Council.

    Military Staff Committee

    Lieutenant General Nikolay M. Uvarov (Russian Federation) succeeds Major General Pascal Vinchon (France) as Chairman of the Military Staff Committee.

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