Security Council holds minute's silence for Chavez

Members of the UN Security Council have held a minute's silence in honour of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, according to reporters at the UN.

The request was reportedly made by Russia's envoy to the UN, Vitaly Churkin.

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At request of Russia's UN envoy Churkin, #UNSC held a minute's silence to honor Hugo #Chavez. Argentine envoy Perceval also paid tribute

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#UNSC holds a moment of silence in remembrance of #Chavez, SC Prez expresses condolences on behalf of Council

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