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The United Nations Security Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with ensuring international peace and security, accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its charter.
Expressing happiness over the announcement of a new Indian embassy in Estonia by Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, the Estonian envoy said the move was proof of bilateral relations and trust between the two nations.
Asserting that there must be no ifs and buts in the fight against terrorism, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that countries must not countenance double standards in this battle and "terrorists are terrorists, there are no good and bad ones".
Emmanuel Bonne, Diplomatic Advisor to French President Emmanuel Macron, said that France has not let China play any procedural games regarding the security concern in Kashmir.
India's two-year term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council will be critical for both Paris and New Delhi to take initiatives related to the Indo-Pacific region and terrorist threats, Emmanuel Bonne, Diplomatic Advisor to the French President, has said.
Welcoming the evolution and rise of Africa as a key factor in the contemporary world, India on Wednesday called for introspection within the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) over the lack of representation of African countries among its permanent members even though more than half of the issues on the agenda of the Council are related to the continent.
The United States values India as a multilateral partner, said US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, citing cooperation between both the countries on various issues, including Afghan peace negotiations.
The United States welcomed India to the United Nations Security Council and said it looks forward to working over the shared interests towards a peaceful, secure India-Pacific, said the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, US Department of State on Monday.