UN Security Council

Russia and Western nations clash over Syria chemical weapons sanctions

The French proposal was a response to Syria's failure to meet a 90-day deadline set in July by the OPCW's executive council for Damascus to declare the nerve agent sarin and chlorine.

published on : 6th January 2021

UNSC should not be misused with 'retaliatory intent' to name innocent civilians as terrorists: India

Pakistan had submitted the names of Indian nationals Angara Appaji, Gobinda Patnaik, Ajoy Mistry and Venumadhav Dongara for designation under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee.

published on : 8th October 2020

'Enough is enough': China attacks US at UN Security Council meeting over COVID-19 allegations

Chinese envoy to UN Zhang Jun said that 'if someone should be held accountable, it should be a few US politicians themselves'.

published on : 25th September 2020

Accorded highest priority to getting permanent membership of UNSC: India

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said India is actively engaged in the ongoing inter-governmental negotiations on reform of the powerful body at the UN.

published on : 18th September 2020

India deluding themselves by removing Kashmir issue from UNSC agenda: Pakistan

Replying to this, India has said that the outdated item in the council needs to be removed from the agenda permanently.

published on : 6th September 2020

India thanks UNSC members for thwarting Pakistan attempt to get two Indians listed as terrorists

Pakistan had submitted the names of Angara Appaji and Gobinda Patnaik for designation under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council.

published on : 3rd September 2020

India firmly rejects China's attempt to raise Kashmir issue at UN Security Council

The Ministry of External Affairs asked China to draw proper conclusions from such infructuous attempts.

published on : 6th August 2020

Will bring transparency, credibility, effectiveness to work of UN Security Council: Indian envoy

This is the eighth time that India will sit at the UN high-table, which comprises five permanent members and 10 non-permanent members.

published on : 18th June 2020

Looking ahead to work on global peace, security: US praises India on UN Security Council election

In 2021, India, Norway, Ireland and Mexico will sit in the most powerful UN organ along with five permanent members -- China, France, Russia, the UK and the US.

published on : 18th June 2020

India elected non-permanent member of UN Security Council

Its victory was a given since it was the sole candidate vying for the lone seat from the grouping.

published on : 18th June 2020

UN report on terrorism reiterates what Pakistan PM publicly 'confessed': India attacks Imran

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the international community is well acquainted with the reality that Pakistan is the 'nerve centre of terrorism'.

published on : 6th June 2020

India can play positive role amid testing times: Jaishankar as MEA launches campaign for UNSC seat campaign

As a single endorsed candidate of the Asia-Pacific Group, India's candidature is very likely to succeed, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

published on : 5th June 2020

LeT, JeM send fighters to Afghanistan for carrying assassinations: UN Security Council report

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the reports vindicate India’s stand that Pakistan continues to be a safe haven for proscribed terrorist entities and individuals.

published on : 3rd June 2020

Russia, China boycott UN Security Council meeting on Syrian chemical weapons

Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia didn't want the meeting behind closed doors and that it be 'conducted in an open setting'.

published on : 13th May 2020

France, Tunisia urge UN council to adopt COVID-19 resolution

Ambassadors from the 15 council nations met privately Tuesday on the French-Tunisian draft resolution and France's UN.

published on : 6th May 2020
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