Tag: Un General Assembly

China Raises Kashmir Issue At UN, India Reiterates

United Nations/New Delhi: Raising the Kashmir issue at the UN, China has told the General Assembly that the “dispute” should be peacefully and properly addressed in accordance with the UN Charter, Security Council resolutions and the bilateral agreement. China, a close ally of Pakistan, also stressed that no actions should be taken that would unilaterally […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
UNGA Head To Speed Up Security Council Reforms

United Nations: General Assembly President Tijani Muhammad-Bande has said that he would use every tool that is available to narrow the gaps in the negotiations for Security Council reform to speed up the decades-long process. Asked at his news conference on Tuesday about the failure of the reform process to make headway, he said: “Yes, […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Kulbhushan Jadhav
Pak Violated Vienna Convention Over Access To Jadhav: ICJ Chief To UN

United Nations: International Court of Justice President Judge Abdulqawi A. Yusuf has told the UN General Assembly that Pakistan had violated its obligations under the Vienna Convention by not allowing consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. In his address on the occasion of the 74th session of the UNGA, Yusuf said that in its […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
UN Welcomes Opening Of Kartarpur Corridor

United Nations: The UN General Assembly has welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, calling it a manifestation of interfaith harmony. A resolution adopted by the Assembly on Thursday said that it “welcomes the initiative to open up the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor in the spirit of interfaith harmony and peaceful neighbourhood.” It “appreciates the agreement […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
COVID Impact: In A First, UN General Assembly Annual Meet To Go Virtual

United Nations: World leaders will not be coming to New York for the annual UN gathering in September for the first time in the world body’s 75-year history because of the coronavirus pandemic, a spokesperson confirmed. The General Debate of the General Assembly, traditionally the most high-profile UN event of the year, will be a […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021