Will continue to take firm, decisive steps against terrorism: India's swipe at Pakistan during UNSC meet
India hit back at Pakistan in the UN Security Council after Islamabad raised the Kashmir issue at the 15-nation Council.
Martin Griffiths warned that without an end to violence and a peaceful resolution of Myanmar’s crisis, this number will only rise.
The resolution said that it expects that the Taliban will adhere to commitments made by it regarding the safe, secure, and orderly departure from Afghanistan of Afghans and foreign nationals.
India’s permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador TS Tirumurti said the meeting will include a briefing and consultations on the developments in the war-torn country.
India has previously been a member of the UN Security Council in 1950-51, 1967-68, 1972-73, 1977-78, 1984-85, and 1991-92.
India will focus on three priorities peacekeepking, maritime security and counter-terrorism during its presidency at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
Ambassador Tirumurti said India has not hesitated in taking a "principled position" on a wide variety of issues over the last seven months of its tenure in the Security Council.
The council has scheduled a meeting today afternoon in the Middle East. Alma Konurbayeva, a spokeswoman for council president Kazakhstan, confirms the session will be about Iran.
The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting today after North Korea said it had successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile, diplomats said.