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UN Security Council


Scale, severity of humanitarian needs in Syria should provoke collective conscience of UN Security Council: India

February 26, 2021 12:11 pm

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said that the politicisation of the humanitarian track must end. He added that humanitarian assistance to Syria must take into consideration the independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty of the country.

India to chair UNSC's crucial Taliban and Libya sanctions committees, panel on counter-terrorism

January 08, 2021 11:56 am

India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said the Taliban Sanctions Committee has always been a "high priority" for India, keeping in mind the country's strong interest and commitment to peace, security, development and progress of Afghanistan.

'Good riddance,' China says as Germany leaves U.N. Security Council

December 23, 2020 2:56 pm

China's deputy U.N. ambassador, Geng Shuang, accused Christoph Heusgen of abusing the Security Council to launch "malicious" attacks on other members "in an attempt to poison the working atmosphere".

UN defeats Russia resolution promoting women at peace tables

October 31, 2020 11:22 am

Opponents said the Russian draft weakened the initial UN resolution adopted in 2000 and nine follow-up resolutions -- which Russia strongly denied.

France backs India candidature for permanent UNSC seat: Florence Parly

September 11, 2020 2:16 am

France is one of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council along with the US, Russia, China and the UK.

Explained: Pakistan's failed bid to taint India at UN Security Council

September 05, 2020 4:35 pm

On Wednesday, the UNSC threw out a Pakistani attempt to get two Indians designated as terrorists under Resolution 1267. This was the third such attempt by Pak this year. Who are the four Indians it targeted?

UN approves aid to Syria's rebel area through 1 crossing

July 13, 2020 9:57 am

Germany and Belgium, which had sponsored the widely supported resolutions for two crossing points, finally had to back down to the threat of another Russian veto.

Elected to UNSC, India says will act as ‘voice of reason and moderation’

June 19, 2020 1:15 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was “deeply grateful” for the overwhelming support from the international community.

Ahead of Security Council election, India stresses on ‘dialogue, mutual respect’

June 06, 2020 2:11 am

The non-permanent Security Council seat will have a two-year term beginning January 2021. India's victory is certain as it is the sole candidate vying for the lone seat from the Asia-Pacific grouping.

UNGA adopts resolution calling for global solidarity, cooperation to fight COVID-19

April 03, 2020 4:25 pm

The UN Security Council is yet to discuss the coronavirus outbreak, even as the total number of coronavirus cases across the world crossed one million.


UN Security Council calls for immediate ceasefire as Gaza toll rises to 501

July 21, 2014 4:15 pm

The UNSC expressed serious concern about the escalation of violence in and around Gaza.