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The presidents of Russia and America were talking on the phone

June 15 2005

Between the American president George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation today. The two leaders discussed the UN reform.

"Both presidents were unanimous that we need to consider reforming the Security Council in a more expanded context of UN reform," - said a spokesman for the White House Scott McClellan, noting that the discussion did not go beyond this issue. The essence of the transformation of the Security Council should be to ensure that the efficiency of its work, reports Associated Press.

Recall that during the transformation plan to expand the number of permanent members of the Security Council, and U.S. support in this regard, the candidacy of Japan.

Among the contenders for permanent membership as Germany, Brazil and India.

See also: "The UN continues to mutate"

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