“Overwhelming Support”: Ambassador TS Tirumurti After India’s Election To UN Security Council: TS Tirumurti stated India’s election to the Safety Council is a “testomony” to PM’s imaginative and prescient.

“Overwhelming Support”: Ambassador TS Tirumurti After India’s Election To UN Security Council

United Nations:

India obtained overwhelming assist in its election to the UN Safety Council and it’ll proceed to supply management and a brand new orientation for a reformed multilateral system, India’s Everlasting Consultant to the UN Ambassador TS Tirumurti stated.

India garnered 184 votes out of the 192 ballots forged within the Basic Meeting to win the election for the non-permanent seat within the highly effective Safety Council.

India’s two yr time period will start on January 1, 2021. That is the eighth time that India will sit on the UN high-table, which contains 5 everlasting members and 10 non-permanent members.

“I’m actually delighted that India has been elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Safety Council for 2021-22. We have now obtained overwhelming assist and I am deeply humbled by the large confidence which the member states of the United Nations have reposed in India,” Mr Tirumurti stated in a video message after the election outcomes had been introduced.

Beforehand, India has been elected as a non-permanent member of the Council for the years 1950-1951, 1967-1968, 1972-1973, 1977-1978, 1984-1985, 1991-1992 and most lately in 2011-2012.

TS Tirumurti stated India’s election to the Safety Council is a “testomony” to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “imaginative and prescient, and his inspiring world management, significantly within the time of COVID-19”.

“India will develop into a member of the Safety Council at a essential juncture and we’re assured that within the COVID, and the submit COVID world, India will proceed to supply management and a brand new orientation for a reformed multilateral system,” Mr Tirumurti stated.

Together with India, Eire, Mexico and Norway additionally received the Safety Council elections held Wednesday. There have been 192 Member States current and voting and the two/three required majority was 128. Canada misplaced the election.

“Member States elect India to the non-permanent seat of the Safety Council for the time period 2021-22 with overwhelming assist. India will get 184 out of the 192 legitimate votes polled,” India’s Everlasting Mission to the UN tweeted.

India will sit in essentially the most highly effective UN organ, for 2 years starting on January 1, together with the 5 everlasting members China, France, Russia, UK and the US in addition to non-permanent members Estonia, Niger, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Tunisia and Vietnam.

The 2-year phrases of Belgium, Dominican Republic, Germany, Indonesia and South Africa are ending this yr.

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