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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a draft resolution that would affirm that any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must, hence, be rescinded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.
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.
Apr 15, 2016
China uses vetoes sanctions on Masood Azhar: India questions UNIndia took aim squarely against the use of secret vetoes to protect terrorists and their backers from UN sanctions
Mar 10, 2016
New permanent members in reformed UN Security Council must get veto: IndiaIndia has reaffirmed that new permanent members in a reformed Security Council must get veto power but suggested that its use be deferred to a review conference as "a willingness for compromise".
Jul 16, 2015
Unsustainable 'snap back' mechanism: UN resolution to end Iran sanctions in 10 yearsA draft U.N. resolution on the Iran nuclear deal that says U.N. sanctions would "snap back" if Iran fails to meet its obligations also contains a surprise: The crucial mechanism will end in 10 years.
Sep 26, 2014
Security Council urged to spare veto in matters involving genocidesPermanent council member France is proposing that the five veto-wielding members, also including the United States and Britain, voluntarily refrain from using the veto in what French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called "mass crimes."
Aug 01, 2014
India stands ground on food security, blocks WTO trade reformsWTO ministers had already agreed the global reform of customs procedures known as "trade facilitation" last December, but it needed to be put into the WTO rule book by 31 July.