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Feb 07, 2018
In a veiled dig at China, India slams UNSC members for wielding veto power to block designation of terroristsIndia on Tuesday criticised the UN Security Council's veto-wielding members for obstructing the designation of terrorists without giving any explanation, apparently hitting out at China for repeatedly blocking its bid to list Pakistan-based Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.
Dec 18, 2017
US vetoes UNSC resolution to reject Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem amid worldwide protestsThe United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would affirm that any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must, hence, be rescinded
Jul 28, 2017
Russia sanctions bill sent to Donald Trump for signature after Senate approval, veto unlikelyThe Senate has voted to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the popular bill to Donald Trump.
Jul 17, 2017
Presidential election 2017: As protector of Constitution, president's office should be above politicsThe president is a key player in India’s political destiny, but it's important that the bearer of the office be one who is above politics
Jun 29, 2017
Nikki Haley says US is open to ideas on expanding United Nations security councilThe US is in favour of reforming the UN Security Council as long as they do not take away its veto, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said
Apr 27, 2017
Turkey says it wants permanent members of the UN Security Council to give up veto powersA senior Turkish official has said that his country wanted the five permanent members of the world body to give up their veto powers.
Mar 10, 2017
India says there is no change in its position on UN reforms processIndia said on Thursday there is no change in the government's position on the UN reforms process.
Oct 07, 2016
US disappointed with the way Russia, China exercise veto power in UN Security CouncilThe US is disappointed with the way Russia and, to some extent, China have been exercising their veto power in the UN Security Council.
Jul 20, 2016
Syed Akbaruddin hits out at 'subterranean' cover for terrorists at UNIndia's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin on Tuesday called for opening up their voting so that those vetoing action against terrorists are made to publicly acknowledge their role.
Apr 18, 2016
Sushma Swaraj raises the Masood Azhar veto issue with ChinaSushma Swaraj took up the issue at a bilateral meeting in Moscow on the sidelines of the Russia-India-China trilateral meeting of their foreign ministers.