Swaraj stressed that the UNSC reforms, expected to come on the upcoming 70th anniversary of the UN, should reflect current geopolitical realities and the increasing role of developing nations.
Sushma Swaraj intervened following her brother’s desperate tweet to the External Affairs Minister.
Noting that Arab region was important for India, Sushma Swaraj said millions of Indians work in this region and contribute to its economy.
Sushma Swaraj, in her first visit to the country as External Affairs Minister, is also scheduled to deliver a public address at the prestigious Diplomatic Club in Cairo to be hosted by the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited Germany in April during which the two countries had agreed to broaden bilateral economic cooperation.
Swaraj shot back, saying that “dossiers are not waved, but are given in sealed envelopes”.
During a press conference today, Swaraj said that Pakistan took 22 days to respond to India’s call for NSA talks and that if talks were to happen Pakistan should not involve any third party.
Pakistan Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid reacting to Sushma Swaraj’s press conference said his country will go ahead with NSA-level talks unless India refused to host the meet.
A day before his scheduled departure for Delhi, Sartaj Aziz too has called a media meet in Islamabad at 1 PM (local time). Sushma Swaraj will meet the press at 4 PM.
The External Affairs Minister will be on a two-day visit to Egypt from Monday which is expected to help bilateral ties gain traction.
As Pakistan’s adamant stand on an invitation to the speaker of the J&K Assembly and mute spectatorship of other members have again jeopardised Bharat’s position on J&K, Bharat should sound a death knell on the membership.
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Regarding Anderson’s case, Chidambaram said the BJP and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not tell Parliament the whole story.
The Congress reaction came a day after an adjournement motion in the Lok Sabha was negatived after a four-hour debate which witnessed attacks and counterattacks by the Union Ministers and Rahul Gandhi.