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World order under serious stress, EAM S Jaishankar tells UNSC

Jaishankar said that the nature of threats faced by member states when the United Nations was founded 75 years ago are not limited to territorial or political disputes, but transcend physical or political boundaries.

Apr 20, 2021, 06:18 AM IST

Vietnam agree to work closely on key issues with India at UNSC

India and Vietnam on Thursday (March 11) held bilateral consultations on United Nations Security Council issues using the VTC platform where both sides agreed to work closely together on key issues on the UNSC agenda.

Mar 12, 2021, 06:48 AM IST

UNSC calls for immediate release of all those detained arbitrarily in Myanmar

The UNSC statement expressed "deep concern" over restrictions against medical personnel, civil society, labor union members, journalists, and media workers and "called for the immediate release of all those detained arbitrarily". 

Mar 11, 2021, 14:18 PM IST

Some states resorting to proxy war by supporting non-state actors: India slams Pakistan at UNSC

Nagaraj Naidu, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of India`s Mission to UN, stated that in this regard, a growing number of States believe that the use of force in self-defence against a non-state actor operating in the territory of another host State can be undertaken if: the non-state actor has repeatedly undertaken armed attacks against the State. 

Feb 25, 2021, 08:35 AM IST

India reminds Turkey of UNSC resolution on Cyprus, raises Omar Saeed's acquittal at UNHRC

 For the first time, India raised the issue of acquittal of Omar Saeed, key accused in the killing of US Journalist Daniel Pearl and Islamabad's support to "state-sponsored terrorism". Pakistan was the key focus of India's right of reply at the council, which out of habit raises Kashmir, irking New Delhi.

Feb 24, 2021, 21:13 PM IST

At UNSC, India highlights Pakistan's link with Al Qaeda, Islamic State in South Asia

Tirumurti explained that the "world is fully aware that these groups also perpetrate terrorist activities from safe havens in Pakistan, including through violent attacks in Afghanistan that have disrupted the peace process". India's comments came at a UNSC briefing on the 12th report of the UN Secretary-General (SG) on the threat posed by the Islamic State (ISIL/Da'esh) to international peace and security.

Feb 11, 2021, 01:05 AM IST

Myanmar Coup: India engaged constructively to ensure UNSC’s statement was not ‘condemnatory’, says MEA

 India engaged constructively and acted as an "important bridge" during deliberations over the UN Security Council’s statement on the situation in Myanmar, ensuring it strongly underlined the importance of the democratic process and transition while not being "condemnatory" in nature. 

Feb 05, 2021, 16:32 PM IST

Myanmar military coup: UN Security Council expresses concern, calls for Aung San Suu Kyi's release

The statement said, "Members of the Security Council expressed deep concern at the declaration of the state of emergency imposed in Myanmar by the military" and the "arbitrary detention of members of the Government, including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint and others. They called for the immediate release of all those detained".

Feb 05, 2021, 00:26 AM IST

India at UNSC backs a balanced approach on Myanmar

In the aftermath of the bloodless coup staged by the military in Myanmar, India's Ministry of External Affairs in a statement had expressed its "deep concern", calling for upholding of the "rule of law and the democratic process".

Feb 04, 2021, 06:32 AM IST

Permanent Security Council seat for India? Here's what Joe Biden's UN pick Linda Thomas-Greenfield said

Three previous US administrations, that of George W Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump, had publicly said that the nation supports India's bid to be a permanent member of the UNSC. Thomas-Greenfield has spent more than 35 years in foreign service before being nominated to the position.

Jan 28, 2021, 17:00 PM IST

Children suffering in Yemen should move world's conscience, says India at UNSC

At the United Nations Security Council, India on Thursday highlighted the plight of Yemenis, especially children impacted by the ongoing famine in the west Asian nation.

Jan 15, 2021, 06:41 AM IST

China prevents India from heading UNSC Sanctions committee that lists international terrorists

By being at the Taliban sanctions committee, India gets a crucial multilateral foothold in the Afghan peace process.

 

Jan 12, 2021, 16:47 PM IST

At UNSC, India expresses concerns over acts of terrorism by Boko Haram, Islamic State in West Africa

India called for closer coordination in counter-terrorism cooperation in the region.

Jan 12, 2021, 00:17 AM IST

Arrest of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and Masood Azhar is Pak's farcical actions prior to FATF meet: MEA

India has termed Pakistani actions of the sentencing of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and an arrest warrant for Masood Azhar as "routine farcical actions" done just ahead of the FATF meeting due next month. It has been more than 2 years that Pakistan remains at the FATF greylist due to non-fulfilment of its anti-terror financing commitments.

Jan 08, 2021, 22:27 PM IST

India heads crucial UNSC panels, gets foothold in Afghan peace process and Pakistan's terror record

India will be heading three crucial committees at the United Nations Security Council giving it a crucial multilateral say in the Afghan peace process and Pakistan's terror record. 

Jan 08, 2021, 15:03 PM IST

India gets the chairmanship of 3 bodies in the UN Security Council

India has been assigned the chairmanship of 3 bodies in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). India has been given the command of the Taliban Sanctions, Anti-Terrorism Committee.

Jan 08, 2021, 09:26 AM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron's top advisor extends support to India's UNSC bid, says Paris did not allow China's 'play games' at UNSC

French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor has said that India`s two-year term as a non-permanent member of the UNSC will be critical for both Paris and New Delhi to take initiatives related to the Indo-Pacific region and terrorist threats.

Jan 07, 2021, 22:32 PM IST

India welcomes evolution and rise of Africa: Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla at UNSC

Shringla said, "India will continue to support Africa’s aspirations and work towards empowering Africa."

 

Jan 06, 2021, 22:36 PM IST

At UNSC, India warns of Syrian chemical weapons falling into hands of terrorists

India has warned that Syrian chemical weapons can fall into the hands of terrorists, in the first public statement after New Delhi began its two-year term at the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member.

Jan 06, 2021, 07:53 AM IST

Meet India's team at UN as New Delhi becomes UNSC non-permanent member for 2 years

India took over as a non-permanent member of the UNSC from January 1 for a 2 year term. 

Jan 03, 2021, 14:02 PM IST