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.
Modi asserted that the global body must keep pace with the changing time as the world today is a different place seven decades after the UN was created.
Prime Minister thanked UAE for its support for India’s candidature for permanent membership of a reformed United Nations Security Council.
A UN panel is calling for Internet and social media companies to respond to the exploitation of their services by al-Qaida and other extremist groups who use the web to recruit fighters and spout “increasingly horrific propaganda.” The panel recommended in a report circulated Wednesday that these companies brief the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions […]
As a listed terrorist, Lakhvi is subjected to assets freeze, travel ban and an arms embargo.
Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam said at a news briefing that India cannot change the population mix by settling outsiders in Kashmir.
Modi said India had made lot of sacrifices for world peace since World War I and now nation wants it right.
Despite US support, permanent Security Council membership may prove elusive.
The UNSC has adopted a resolution aimed at cracking down on the financing of terrorist groups.
USA and Australia opposed the resolution while the UK, Nigeria, SKorea, Rwanda and Lithuania abstained.
At BRICS summit, a chance for India to start on a path that leads to the UNSC.
The BJP also slammed General Sharif and asked the Pakistan government to ensure that such “provocative” and “aggressive” statements are avoided for peace in the region.
Singh said the only way to impart legitimacy and balance to the Council and restore its credibility is to make it more responsive.
As cunning as India might be about its bid for permanent membership, its efforts are likely to come up short.
Can India, unlike Sisyphus, successfully push the boulder of UNSC reform to the summit?