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UN Security Council chamber gets 'fresh' look

World stage of international diplomacy restored to its old look from 1952, when it first opened its doors.

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After three years of work, a newly renovated UN Security Council is due to reopen.

Rooms have been refitted to look just like they did when the premisis first opened its doors to diplomats in 1952.

Al Jazeera's James Bays looks at whether the fresh surroundings will bring new harmony on the world stage.

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