Press Releases

    SC/8623
    1 February 2006

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

    NEW YORK, 31 January (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 February:

    Security Council

    John R. Bolton, Permanent Representative of the United States, succeeds Augustine P. Mahiga, Permanent Representative of the United Republic of Tanzania, as President of the Security Council.

    Military Staff Committee

    Major General Peter Gilchrist (United Kingdom) succeeds Lieutenant General Nikolay M. Uvarov (Russian Federation) as Chairman of the Military Staff Committee.

    * *** *