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Marshall Islands and the United Nations


Marshall Islands and the United Nations

Republic of Marshall Islands
United Nations membership
Membership Full member
Since 1991 (1991)
UNSC seat Non-permanent (never elected)
Ambassador Phillip H. Muller

The Marshall Islands joined the United Nations on September 17, 1991. Although the Marshall Islands is sovereign, it is bound by a Compact of Free Association with the United States. The Marshall Islands shows overwhelming support for the United States. On 13 key issues in 2008, the Marshall Islands matched the vote of the United States 100% of the time.[1] The Marshall Islands are also one of the staunchest supporters of Israel, like the United States.[2]


  1. ^ "Iran’s Security Council Bid Nears a Vote", CNS News, October 14, 2008
  2. ^ "Countries that Supported Israel On UN General Assembly Votes", Jewish Virtual Library

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