New Delhi: Resorting to its pigeon hole diplomacy, Pakistan has once again harped on Kashmir demanding UN intervention while India stressed the importance of working with vigour and dedication to bring the goals and objectives of the UN closer to member States and the people.
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and its founding Charter, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar stressed the importance of joining hands with the world body to make it the best possible United Nations there could be.
India begins its eighth term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council from January 2021.
''As we look forward to beginning our eighth term as a non-permanent member of the Security Council beginning January 2021, it is important that at this historic juncture of the 75-year long journey of the UN, we recommit ourselves to join hands and work with vigour and dedication to bring the goals and objectives of the UN closer to the aspirations of its member States, and more importantly to the aspirations of their peoples. Let us work together to make this, one United nations that we have, the best possible United Nations there can be,'' the External Affairs Minister said in his statement.
As @UN marks its 75th Anniversary, reformed multilateralism has become an essential imperative. India will enter UNSC in January 2021 as a non-permanent member.— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) October 24, 2020
On the other hand Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Dr Arif Alvi in separate statements urged the United Nations to exercise its authority and implement the Security Council resolutions in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Pakistan Prime Minister said the UN had not been able to solve the Kashmir problem for so many years
President Alvi in his statement urged the Security Council to pressurize the Indian government to end the Kashmir problem.