Trump supports India’s long-term membership of  UN Security Council

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By Press Trust Of India|Published: 27th June 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they begin a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they begin a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump today supported India’s quote for an irreversible seat in a reformed UN Security Council and in other multilateral organizations like the Nuclear Suppliers Group.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who fulfilled President Trump at the White House, thanked him for the assistance.

“President Trump declared the assistance of the United States for India’s irreversible subscription on a reformed UN Security Council,” stated a joint India-US declaration after the conference in between Modi and Trump.

“As global non-proliferation partners, the United States revealed strong assistance for India’s early subscription in the Nuclear Suppliers Group, the Wassenaar Arrangement, and the Australia Group,” the joint declaration stated.

Modi stated, “We’re very grateful for the ongoing assistance of the United States for India’s subscription of worldwide organizations and programs. We genuinely value the assistance since this is likewise in the interest of both our countries”.

India has actually been making diplomatic efforts to guarantee growth of the long-term in addition to non-permanent subscription of the UNSC.

China challenge India’s subscription quote in the NSG– a 48-member elite group which manages the nuclear trade– and states there is no modification in its position on the admission of non-NPT states into the grouping. India is not a signatory to the NPT.

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