Ahead of India taking the Presidency of the United Nations Security Council, India’s Ambassador (Permanent Representative) of India to United Nations TS Tirumurti listed 3 key priorities of New Delhi which are Maritime security, peacekeeping, counter-terrorism.
India will be the president of the top UN body for August and as the president, it will decide the agenda for the month, coordinates important meetings and other related issues. India is a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for a 2-year period starting 1 January 2021.
Speaking to our Principal Diplomatic Correspondent Sidhant Sibal, Tirumurti said, India has “provided the much-needed balance in the deliberations within the council” and “Our inputs have naturally been of great value.”
India’s envoy to UN TS Tirumurti will be representing India at the council. India has been president of the body in June 1950, September 1967, December 1972, October 1977, February 1985, October 1991,…