Armenia has been elected Vice-President of the UN General Assembly, the official UN website reports.
Besides Armenia chosen from the Eastern European States, 20 other countries have also been elected Vice Presidents by secret vote. They include Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Mauritania, Nigeria and Zambia from the African States; Bangladesh, Nepal, Solomon Islands and Turkmenistan from the Asia-Pacific States;
Armenia from the Eastern European States;
Bahamas, Belize and El Salvador from the Latin American and Caribbean States; and Belgium and Germany from the Western European and other States. The five permanent members of the Security Council (China, France, Russian Federation, United Kingdom and the United States) are also among the 21 Vice-Presidents.