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Kishida demands UNSC reform as Russia undercuts 'credibility'

Japan PM seeks to bolster functions, including nuclear nonproliferation

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida addresses the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York, on Sept. 20.    © Reuters

UNITED NATIONS -- Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Tuesday called for discussing specific steps toward reforming the chronically deadlocked Security Council as part of his push to strengthen the United Nations in a speech at the General Assembly.

"The time has come to start text-based negotiations to reform the Security Council," he said.

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