United Nations Security Committee: India should get permanent membership in UN Security Council: Jaishankar
New York: India’s absence in the UN Security Committee is not appropriate for this global body. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar (S Jaishankar) said. Jaishankar also said that we are trying to get India permanent membership in this committee. Jaishankar is currently on a US visit to the United Nations General Assembly.
He attended an event at Columbia University. On this occasion, Jaishankar said that India is at the forefront of the demand for reforms in the UN structure. Due to the changing political and international situation, this reform is inevitable and was expected many years ago. India is a very qualified country to become a permanent member of the Security Committee.
The Security Council currently has five permanent and 10 non-permanent member states. The five permanent members, the US, China, Russia, Britain and France, can exercise veto power on any issue. According to the changing global situation, India’s position is that other countries should also find a place in this committee.
India is an important country: UK
India is a very important country in world politics and given its geographic size, economy and impact on other countries, the UK will support it if it plays a bigger role, British Foreign Minister James Querrey said. General Assembly today. He also supported India for permanent membership of the Security Council.