UNITED NATIONS (CNN) -- Iran and Iceland lost their bids Friday to win two of five rotating member seats on the U.N. Security Council.
Iran is under U.N. sanctions for its nuclear program, and Iceland is having financial problems.
The seats were won by Turkey, Austria, Japan, Mexico and Uganda after a vote by the 192-member General Assembly.
Representatives from those countries will replace Belgium, Indonesia, Italy, Panama and South Africa in January.
Ten of the 15-member council's seats are filled for two-year terms.
The other five are occupied by permanent members Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States.
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