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With independence, Singapore needed support and recognition from other countries. Consequently, Singapore moved quickly to seek membership in the United Nations and the British Commonwealth.

On 21 September 1965, Singapore was accepted as the 117th member of the United Nations. On 15 October 1965, Singapore became the 22nd member of the Commonwealth.

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Written by victorkoo

22 January, 2009 at 1:00 pm

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