Reiterating support for India’s quest to enter the elite club, Power said, “Let me affirm that we support a reformed UN Security Council that includes India as a permanent member.”
“We are dismayed at the opaque manner in which the Security Council continues mandate peace operations, without any accountability or transparency,” India’s Permanent Representative to the UN said.
UN rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has said that the country was “on the verge of total collapse.”
Sharif had told Obama that India’s permanent membership in the UNSC is unacceptable to Pakistan.
Iran says its program is solely for energy production and medical research purposes.
“Israel will not stand by as Hezbollah targets Israelis,” Israel’s UN Ambassador Ron Prosor said.
It could resolve a 12-year standoff, silence talk of war, help normalise Iran’s relations with the West.
But no resolution was adopted and there was no Security Council statement condemning Israel.
The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on recent tensions between Israel and the Palestinians.
Special attention had been on Turkey as it is under growing pressure to do more about the war in Syria pushing up against its border.
It’s possible to drive the war industry out of business.
The international mission will be known as the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response.
The change of mind in Pakistan via-a-vis India is real. But foreign offices of both countries remain addicted to deadlocks.
India has sent more than 170,000 troops to 43 of the 69 peacekeeping operations mandated so far.
At BRICS summit, a chance for India to start on a path that leads to the UNSC.