United Nations Security Council

One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security

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The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with ensuring international peace and security, accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its charter. Its powers include the establishment of peacekeeping operations and international sanctions as well as the authorization of military actions through resolutions โ€“ it is the only body of the United Nations with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states. The council held its first session on 17 January 1946.

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Russia and China have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet on Thursday over "statements by U.S. officials on their plans to develop and deploy..
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India gets support for its stand on J&K from another permanent member at the UNSC
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Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the decision was taken after "considering all legal aspects."
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Beijing backs Pak to raise J&K at UNSC as world watches...
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US President Donald Trump has already asked Pakistan PM Imran Khan to resolve the issue through bilateral dialogue.
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After failing to censure India at United Nations Security Council, baffled Pakistan government has called a high-level meeting on Saturday to discuss its future..
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India's permanent envoy to United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin after the meet got over said, "Article 370 is internal matter.. these have no external ramifications."
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At the end of the closed-door meeting on Friday, China and Pakistan stood isolated as member after member refused to endorse their position.
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U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N...
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday discussed the Kashmir issue with US President Donald Trump over the phone.
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U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N...
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During a closed door meeting of the United Nations Security Council in New York on Friday, Pakistan's envoy to the UN Maleeha Lodhi said that the people of Jammu..
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Kashmir news LIVE updates: After the UNSC meeting ended in New York, Pakistan's UN envoy Maleeha Lodhi told reporters, "We stand ready for a peaceful..
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China had asked for informal closed-door UNSC consultations on how to react to Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's letter.
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The Chinese ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, said on Friday that members of the Security Council generally feel India and Pakistan should both..
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Following India's decision to revoke Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, the United Nations Security Council is scheduled to hold a rare meeting on the issue on..
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The phone call reportedly lasted for 17 minutes.
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Following India's decision to revoke Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, the United Nations Security Council is scheduled to hold a rare meeting on the issue on..
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Following India's decision to revoke Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, the United Nations Security Council is scheduled to hold a rare meeting on the issue on..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 6 days ago

Kashmir news LIVE updates: The United Nations Security Council on Friday is scheduled to hold a rare meeting on India's action of revoking Jammu and Kashmir's..
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The United Nations Security Council on Friday is scheduled to hold a rare meeting on India's action of revoking Jammu and Kashmir's special status, which..
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The U.N. Security Council is due to meet behind closed-doors on Friday at the request of China and Pakistan to discuss India's decision to revoke the special..
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After India revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status on 5 August and announced the bifurcation of the State into two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and..
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China has submitted a formal request for 'closed consultations' at the UNSC to discuss India revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir
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"Most probably on Friday," Wronecka said when asked if the meeting would be scheduled for August 15 or 16
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After India revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status on 5 August and announced the bifurcation of the State into two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and..
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China on Wednesday backed Pakistan's request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and..
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Russia became the first member of the permanent five of the UNSC to back the government's decision to remove the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
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Pakistan has asked the United Nations Security Council for an urgent meeting on the contested Kashmir region also claimed by India, according to a letter..
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Pakistan has formally called for an emergency meeting of the UNSC to discuss India's move to revoke the special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Foreign Minister..
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Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Himalayan..
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India has said, US President Donald Trump's offer to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir is "not on the table", days after he gave the offer while..
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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