UN reform is long overdue

Story highlights

  • Shinzo Abe: The world has changed drastically since the United Nations was established
  • Reform of the UN Security Council 'simply cannot wait,' Abe says

Shinzo Abe is the Prime Minister of Japan. The views expressed are his own.

(CNN)"Whatever may be the nature of the uncertainties and the tensions in which the world is placed today, and whatever may be their causes, there should be no problem that cannot be resolved peacefully with the united strength of 80 nations which now constitute our organization."