Switzerland to join UN

United Nations, June 20: The UN general assembly is expected to admit Switzerland to the United Nations on September 10, the UN spokesman said after the Swiss authorities formally signed an application for membership today.

United Nations, June 20: The UN general assembly is
expected to admit Switzerland to the United Nations on
September 10, the UN spokesman said after the Swiss
authorities formally signed an application for membership
today.

Spokesman Fred Eckhard said, “The Swiss application was
signed in Bern and would be submitted to UN Secretary General
Kofi Annan early in July.”

“After the Security Council endorses it, Switzerland is
expected to become the 190th member of the world body at the
opening ceremony of the 57th general assembly on September 10,
Eckhard said.

Bureau Report

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