"There's many a slip 'twixt cup and lip": Tokyo wants to deprive Russian Federation the veto in UN Security Council

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Japan applies for a long time for the post of the permanent member UN Security Council, aspiring as declare to Tokyo to bring into accord its economic power with political influence in the world. For this purpose Japanese emissaries quite intensively process the governments of the countries — permanent members of UN Security Council. Attempts to decline to a consent with Security Council expansion at the expense of new members, including Japan, and the Russian leaders were made. Tokyo showed special activity in May, 2005 when together with partners in the so-called four — Brazil, India and Germany — distributed the draft resolution...