#Security Council

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden has recently been active about the foreign policy of US (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • He reaffirmed that the US is prepared to restart negotiations with the P5+1
  • Iran has maintained a threat of restricting access to UN inspectors 
  • US Secretary of State called the restrictions on UN officials a "dangerous move" 

.Moscow, Russia
Ukraine and Russia have a long history of strained relation (Photo Credit: Representative/ Unsplash)

  • "Russia must immediately cease its aggression in eastern Ukraine and end its occupation of Crimea", a US diplomat said
  • Ukraine has been fighting separatists backed by Russia in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions
  • More than 13,000 people have died and nearly 1.5 million have been displaced due to the unrest

.Naypyitaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Antonio Guterrres is the Secretary-General of the United Nations.(Photo Credit: Twitter/@antonioguterres)

  • Antonio Guterres said he would do everything in his power to ensure the Myanmar coup fails
  • "I hope that democracy will be able to make progress again," he added
  • The Council can demand that the one-year state of emergency be repealed

.Moscow, Russia
Alexei Navalny has been one of the fiercest critics of the Russian government (Photo Credit : AFP)

  • Oleg Navalny, Maria Alyohina, Oleg Stepanov and Anastasia Vasilyeva have been placed under house arrest
  • The accused released a statement from jail that said,"The majority is on our side. Let's wake them up."
  • Navalny can face up to two and a half years in prision 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
India will use our tenure to bring human-centric and inclusive solutions to matters of international peace and security, said the Indian envoy (Photo Credit: twitter/ANI)

  • India will be UNSC President in August 2021
  • India will be a voice for the developing world, said Tirumurti
  • India began its tenure as non-permanent member of the UN organ for 2021-22

.Genève, Switzerland
The Security Council's Peacekeeping forces includeis some 100,000 soldiers from UN member states.(Photo credit: Twitter/@UN)

  • The five took part in the first meeting proposed by current chair of the council, Tunisia
  • Divisions within the council have sharpened in recent years as the US under President Donald Trump took a unilateral approach
  • The five will hold non-permanent seats in the security council

.New York, NY, USA
UNGA President has called for reform in Security Council.(Twitter/@@volkan_bozkir)

  • There has been growing criticism of the UNSC, which has not been reformed in decades
  • Bozkir said reform of the Council was " unavoidable imperative ,both challenging and essential"
  • Since the pandemic began, the Security Council has held few meetings devoted to the virus