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India calls for introspection within UN Security Council over lack of representation of African countries

 

  • Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said, even though more than half of the issues on the agenda of the Security Council are related to Africa, the African continent does not even have a single voice amongst the permanent membership to defend its own interests. 
  • He said, the world body needs to correct this historical anomaly, and collectively support the Ezulwini consensus.
  • Mr Shringla was speaking at the UNSC during Open Debate on 'Challenges of Maintaining Peace and Security in Fragile Contexts.