He also noted that the Indo-Pacific region too witnesses fresh concerns about its stability and security. His remarks came amidst China's aggressive actions in the strategically important region.
By saying that India is with the side that "respects the UN Chart" that outlaws war, he planted India on the side that is not Russia's -- and diplomatically -- if cryptically -- avoided having to name Moscow while making the stance public.
In his opening remarks, Korosi called for solutions through solidarity, sustainability, and science.
India abstained in the UN General Assembly on a vote moved by the US to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council over allegations that Russian soldiers killed civilians while retreating from towns near the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
The World Health Organisation, the UN's health agency, has faced criticism since the Covid-19 outbreak first surfaced in China in December 2019. WHO faced criticism for mishandling the crisis.
United Nations: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj began her hectic round of bilateral interactions on the sidelines of the annual high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Monday meeting the Foreign Ministers of Nepal, Morocco and Lichtenstein. Although it was not a formal meeting, she greeted Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina when she […]
United Nations: In an attempt to take on India at the UN General Assembly, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi goofed up while displaying a picture taken from Gaza and labelled it as the “face of Indian democracy”. Lodhi was responding to Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s description of Pakistan as a “pre-eminent export factory […]
United Nations: In his maiden address to the UN General Assembly, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday trumpeted his own achievements and pledged to “totally destroy” North Korea after calling its regime a “band of criminals”. Amid escalating crisis in the Korean peninsula, a combative Trump referred to “rogue nations” as “the scourge of our […]
United Nations: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived here to attend the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session. She will hold a high level meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday. Following the trilateral meeting, Sushma Swaraj will represent India at a UN reforms meeting […]
United Nations: India has said the goal of nuclear disarmament can be achieved through a step-by-step process underwritten by a “universal commitment” and an agreed multilateral framework that is global and non-discriminatory. In a written submission to the UN General Assembly, India has underscored the need for “a meaningful dialogue” among all nuclear weapons countries […]
New Delhi: India on Thursday strongly condemned “highly irresponsible” statements by Pakistani leadership on withdrawal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Pakistan has been using terrorism as state policy against India and it must stop exporting terror. “We strongly condemn highly irresponsible statements by Pakistani leadership on […]
United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the annual high-level UN General Assembly session on September 27 and will have a packed agenda of bilateral and multilateral engagements during his nearly week-long stay in New York. According to an updated list of speakers for the General Debate of the 74th session of the UN […]
United Nations: The 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 74) will spotlight climate change in the coming days when leaders gather at the UN headquarters in New York to discuss issues of common concern, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said. “We will spotlight climate change, which threatens everyone and everything,” the UN […]
United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited UN member states to join the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure being launched by India, as he presented the country’s “practical approach and roadmap” to mitigate climate change at the high-level UN Climate Action Summit here. The summit is being hosted by Secretary General Antonio Guterres. […]
New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a series of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session here on Monday, including with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad. The prime minister arrived here on Sunday night to participate in […]