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  • India suggests UN to divert peacekeeping bud to peace-building

    United Nations: India has criticised the “lip service” by nations to address challenges of peacekeeping operations and suggested to increase allocation of funds to activities related to peacebuilding in conflict situations.

  • India lauds Fidel Castro in UN homage to revolutionary leader

    United Nations: Paying tributes to Cuba’s late leader Fidel Castro, India said Cubans under him have achieved notable success in areas like education and health despite “outside pressures” and Havana’s “significant voice” for the cause of the Global South brought the two countries together.

  • ‘Effective use of UN sanctions will restrict Afghan violence’

    United Nations: Voicing concern over “unremitting distress signals” of a worsening security situation in war-torn Afghanistan, India said “effective” implementation of UN sanctions will ensure restrictions on the movements of groups perpetrating violence. India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin highlighted the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan and called for greater efforts by the international community to support the Afghan government.

  • Use of veto hindered Kashmir dispute resolution: Pakistan

    Islamabad: The use of veto in the United Nations Security Council prevented a resolution of the Kashmir dispute and hindered implementation of UN resolutions on the issue, Pakistan has said. Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi reiterated the country’s opposition to adding new permanent members to the council with or without a veto. She said that any privileged role in decision-making would contradict the shared goal of making the Security Council more democratic,

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