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Montenegro Joins UN

Montenegro's President Filip Vujanovic addresses the UN General Assembly today (epa) June 28, 2006 -- The UN General Assembly today unanimously agreed to accept Montenegro as the UN's 192nd member.

Montenegro declared independence on June 3 after voters chose in a referendum to split from the union with Serbia.

Serbia inherited the UN seat previously held by Serbia and Montenegro. The last country to join the UN was Timor-Leste, or East Timor, four years ago.

(AP, Reuters)