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United Nations Security Council

India as UNSC head to focus on peacekeeping and terror

India on Sunday took over the presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of August

01 Aug 2021 11:04 PM

Russia, France congratulate India on assuming UNSC presidency

France said it is committed to working with India on strategic issues

01 Aug 2021 10:42 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Does India want to be a Tier-2 UNSC member?

India has asked for a greater and comprehensive reform in the responses, processes and character of the UN

09 Feb 2021 4:42 AM

UN Security Council rejects US resolution to extend Iran arms embargo

Iran says it has the right to self-defense and that a continuation of the ban would mean an end to the nuclear deal

15 Aug 2020 9:59 AM

J&K: UN holds discussion behind closed doors over Pakistan’s request

India's UN Ambassador said that almost all countries held the opinion that J&K dispute is a ‘bilateral issue’ between India and Pakistan

06 Aug 2020 12:22 PM

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India elected UNSC non-permanent member for two years amid COVID-19 pandemic

India, the endorsed candidate from the Asia-Pacific States, won 184 votes out of the 192 ballots cast in the elections.

18 Jun 2020 12:56 PM

India 'very likely' to win non-permanent UNSC seat on June 17

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said India’s approach will be guided by the “Five S’s.

06 Jun 2020 12:37 PM

UNSC to meet over North Korea weapon tests today

The meeting was requested by the United Kingdom, France and Germany, a source close to the matter told Sputnik.

27 Aug 2019 2:45 PM

India has same place in ICC as US has in UNSC: Tharoor recalls Jaitley's best remark

Tharoor said they had mutual regard for each other.

25 Aug 2019 4:49 PM

China seeks UNSC meet on J&K

A top UN diplomat told PTI that Beijing made the move after Islamabad wrote a letter to the UN asking for a meeting.

16 Aug 2019 1:21 AM

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Nudged by China, UNSC may hold closed door session on Kashmir tomorrow

The diplomat said that so far no final decision on time of meeting has been made and Friday morning is the ‘earliest realistic option’.

15 Aug 2019 6:29 PM

UNSC likely to hold a session to discuss on J&K on August 16

China had requested a closed meeting on Jammu and Kashmir, citing the letter sent by Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

15 Aug 2019 9:07 AM

Pakistan writes to UNSC, urges convening of session on J&K issue

Pakistan Foreign Minister said Pakistan will not provoke a conflict but India should not mistake it restraint for weakness.

14 Aug 2019 10:23 AM

Trump, Saudis & Iran: Is toppling in the offing?

The measure seeks to authorise the President to suspend US visas of Saudi citizens, including specifically government employees and descendant

18 Jul 2019 12:05 AM

France call for India, Japan, Germany, Brazil as permanent members at UNSC

India and nations like Germany, Brazil and Japan are 'absolutely needed' as permanent members of a reformed and enlarged UNSC.

07 May 2019 10:06 AM

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All options available with govt if another terror attack happens: Sources

Sources said that India is reaching out to all UNSC members urging them to list JeM chief Masood Azhar on the global terror list.

05 Mar 2019 4:05 PM

France backs India’s bid for seat in UNSC

The German ambassador pointed out that the Security Council, in its present composition, does not reflect the realities of this world.

05 Mar 2019 12:14 AM

Bangladesh tells UN it will no longer take in Myanmar refugees

Bangladesh told the UN Security Council on Thursday that it will no longer be able to take in refugees from Myanmar.

01 Mar 2019 2:03 PM

US to lead Security Council talks on Iran in September: Nikki Haley

'President Trump is very adamant that we have to start making sure that Iran is falling in line with international order,' Haley said.

05 Sep 2018 2:02 PM

Conditions still not suitable for safe return of Rohingya: UN chief

Guterres, recounting his experience of visiting camps this past July, said that he heard stories of horrendous persecution and suffering.

29 Aug 2018 1:46 PM

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