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France supports India for permanent seat in UNSC: French Defence Minister Florence Parley

New Delhi/UNI: Visiting French Defence Minister Florence Parley has said that her country supports India's bid for securing a permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

UNSC thwarts Pakistan's move to get 2 Indians designated as terrorists

New York/ IBNS:  The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has foiled an attempt by Pakistan to politicize 1267 special procedure on terrorism by giving it a religious colour, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, T S Trimurti has said.

Deeply grateful to global community: PM Modi on India becoming non-permanent member of UNSC

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he was "deeply grateful" to the "global community" for supporting India to become the non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

India elected unopposed as non-permanent UNSC member for 8th time

New York/IBNS: On expected lines, India was elected unopposed as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for a term of two years. It won 184 votes in the 193-member General Assembly.

India all set to become non-permanent UNSC member for 8th time

New York/UNI/IBNS As the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will elect five new non-permanent members to the council on Wednesday, chances of India grabbing a seat from the Asia-Pacific category for the 2021-22 term is almost certain.

Portugal supports India's claim for permanent seat in UNSC

Panaji/UNI: Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on Saturday said that his country fully supported India's claim for a permanent membership of the United Nation's Security Council (UNSC).

Refrain from 'misusing UNSC': India's advice to Pakistan after UNSC refuses to discuss Kashmir

New Delhi/IBNS: India today took a dig at Pakistan over its failure to gather any support over Kashmir through its all-weather friend China at the United Nations Security Council and advised Pakistan to "refrain from misusing" the platform to avoid "future embarrassments".

Second UNSC meet on Kashmir tonight after China push

New York/ IBNS: The United Nations Security Council(UNSC) will hold the second closed-door meeting on Kashmir in New York tonight, media reported

Angela Merkel visits: India, Germany back each other for permanent berths in reformed UNSC

New Delhi, Nov 1 (UNI) Asserting that bringing urgent reforms in the UN Security Council is central to safeguarding and strengthening the multilateral rules-based order, India and Germany on Friday reiterated their full support to each other’s candidatures for a permanent seat in a reformed and expanded UNSC.

After PM Modi's speech at UNGA, his office tweets about selfie requests

New Delhi, Sept 27 (IBNS): Narendra Modi's Office on Friday tweeted a photograph after his speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York where he could be seen surrounded by people with selfie requests.

World must unite to fight terrorism: Narendra Modi at United Nations General Assembly

New York, Sept 27 (IBNS): Addressing the 74th session of United Nations General Assembly in New York, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a strong pitch for the world to unite against terrorism while mentioning that India has given "Buddha (Gautam Budhha, who is symbolic for peace) not Yudh (war) to the world."

Resolve Kashmir issue in accordance with UN Charter, bilateral agreements, says Chinese envoy

United Nations, Aug 17 (UNI) China’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Zhang Jim on Friday stressed that the issue of Jammu and Kashmir should be settled peacefully in compliance with the UN Charter, relevant Security Council resolutions and existing agreements between India and Pakistan.

US President Donald Trump urges Pakistan to ease tensions with India: White House

Washington, Aug 17 (IBNS/UNI) Amid tension between the neighbouring nations over the issue of Kahsmir, US President Donald Trump has spoken with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over the telephone and discuss the importance of easing tensions with India, White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said late on Friday.

Article 370 is India's internal matter, stop terror to start talks: India after UNSC meeting

New York: India on Friday said there was an effort to masquerade national statements by two countries [read Pakistan and China] as the will of international community in respect to the removal of Article 370 in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, but the national position of India remains that the move in Kashmir is an internal issue with no external ramifications.

UNSC likely to hold closed-door talks on Kashmir today

Islamabad, Aug 16 (IBNS): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) might discuss the Kashmir issue on Friday, days after the Indian government made certain changes in the state, media reports said.