India Welcomes UN's Move to Adopt Document for Security Council Reform

Published: 15th September 2015 09:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th September 2015 11:00 AM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: The United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a document for reform of the Security Council and India has welcomed the decision.

It adopted negotiating text by consensus for the long-pending Security Council reforms, setting the stage for talks on the issue at its 70th session beginning on Tuesday.

It will boost India's bid for a permanent seat in the revamped world body.

India welcomed the decision to carry forward the text presented by the UNGA President on the UNSC reform.

External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup described the development as significant and said now text-based negotiations can be commenced after more than two decades of discussions.

The MEA also added that it looks forward to early commencement of text-based negotiations with a view to securing concrete outcomes during the upcoming 70th Session of the UNGA.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp