Reiterating support for India’s quest to enter the elite club, Power said, “Let me affirm that we support a reformed UN Security Council that includes India as a permanent member.”
- US Permanent Representative to UN, Samantha Power, expressed US government’s support for India’s bid to become a permanent member at a reformed UNSC.
- She favours increased consultations between peacekeeper troop-contributing countries and UNSC.
- UN is going to take a call on the renewal of the mandate of some of peacekeepers.
- US strongly advocates efforts to institute periodic assessment of troops deployment in peacekeeping missions.