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For the first time in its history, the United Nations Security Council met via video conferencing to discuss the COVID-19 situation. About UNSC The UNSC is one of the 6 main organs of the United Nations. It is the only organ of the UN that can issue binding resolutions to the members. Its functions include ..

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India-Nordic Summit 2022- Highlights

Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the Second India-Nordic Summit. Where was the summit held? Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. What are the highlights of the summit? The Nordic countries reiterated their support for India’s permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). The leaders agreed to work together to fight and address ..

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Kyiv-Moscow dialogue on Nuclear Safety

On 10th March 2022, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General has said that IAEA has succeeded in establishing a high-level direct dialogue on nuclear security between Russia and Ukraine. Establishing direct dialogue IAEA Director-General held meetings with the foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine in Turkey. Delegations from both countries also participated. At the ..

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Russian-Ukraine Crisis: India’s Stand in UNSC Draft Resolution

India abstained from a United Nations Security Council resolution sponsored by the United States that strongly condemned Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. India stated that discussion is the only way to resolve differences and issues, and expressed regret that diplomacy was abandoned. Overview: Russia, chaired the meeting as it holds the presidency for the month of ..

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EAM S. Jaishankar slams China for terror stand at UNSC

President of UN Security Council & External affairs minister (EAM) of India, S. Jaishankar, slammed at China for terror stand. He chaired the UNSC Briefing on “Threats to International Peace & Security Caused by Terrorist Acts” on August 19, 2021. Key Points He noted that, countries should not place “blocks and holds” the request to ..

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India to take over as President of UNSC for August

From August India will be the president of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the month and then the nation will host various events in the three major areas of fight against terrorism, maritime security and peacekeeping. Highlights S. Tirumurti India’s permanent representative to the UN will hold a press conference on the Security ..

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