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ref date:4 Jul 2001 (EU)
Blair wants a bigger more balanced security council

Tony Blair wants to increase the number of permanent seats on the UN security council to 10, up from the current 5 (China/Russia/"UK"/USA/France) - and include Germany and Japan.

This is a GOOD idea. It should also include perhaps Saudi Arabia and perhaps South Africa, given these states are major players in world affairs anyway.

The USA might not like it, but the comfy post world war II days are over and the whole world wants to speak.

Tony Blair has shown some guts at last!