UN Security Council

US requests UN Security Council meeting on Iran Monday: Diplomats

The discussions would touch on both the recent attacks against oil tankers in the Gulf and the Iranian downing of a US spy drone, a diplomat said on condition of anonymity.

published on : 21st June 2019

Russia and China block UN from saying North Korea violated sanctions

The United States and 25 other countries had accused North Korea of violating UN sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products.

published on : 19th June 2019

India criticises slow pace of UN Security Council reform process

India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin cited adoption of "opaque" methodologies and non-attribution of assertions is blocking early reforms.

published on : 30th May 2019

UNSC members hail Masood Azhar's designation of global terrorist as significant

The 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of theSecurity Council blacklisted Azhar on May 1 after veto-wielding permanent member China lifted its technical hold on the proposal by the other members.

published on : 21st May 2019

Indian foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale to raise Masood Azhar issue during China sojourn

US, UK and France have moved a proposal under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council (UNSC) to designate Azhar as a 'global terrorist'.

published on : 20th April 2019

China hails Pakistan's action plan to implement UN resolutions to fight terrorism

Pakistan had launched guidelines for implementing the UN Security Council sanctions targeting UN-proscribed individuals and entities in the country.

published on : 15th April 2019

India, Bolivia denounce cross border terrorism

The two sides stressed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security.

published on : 31st March 2019

India offers $100 million credit to Bolivia as President Kovind starts Latin America sojourn

Kovind is on a three-day visit to Bolivia, the first high-level visit from India to the Latin American country since the establishment of diplomatic ties.

published on : 30th March 2019

'Act cautiously': China tells US after its UN move on Masood Azhar

The US, supported by France and the UK, has moved a draft resolution in the UN Security Council to blacklist the Pakistan-based terror group's chief.

published on : 28th March 2019

Pakistan and China shouldn't create hurdles in designating Azhar as global terrorist: Dawn newspaper

Pakistan's daily newspaper said that a hard crackdown on terror groups in the country is needed as it will help Islamabad regain the respect of the international community.

published on : 18th March 2019

US, France & UK in intense discussions with China on Masood Azhar listing at UN

On Wednesday, China blocked for the fourth consecutive time a resolution at the UN Security Council Committee on designating Azhar, head of the JeM terror group, as a global terrorist.

published on : 16th March 2019

UNSC members may be forced to pursue other actions on Masood Azhar: US after China blocks ban on Jaish chief

A US diplomat spoke on condition of anonymity to give a sense of the feeling of other members of the Security Council after China blocked the move to designate Azhar a global terrorist.

published on : 14th March 2019

'Responsible solution' can only come through talks: China on UN banning Masood Azhar

A resolution to declare JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist would come up in the UN Security Council on March 13.

published on : 11th March 2019

UN Security Council reform process "contentious" issue: General Assembly President

UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa said that it is her duty to make sure that the process continues in an inclusive and transparent way.

published on : 9th March 2019

China 'commends' Pakistan for showing restraint amid Indo-Pak tensions

China on Wednesday despatched its Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou to Islamabad to defuse the Indo-Pak tensions.

published on : 7th March 2019
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