India-UK hold UNSC related Consultations

Feb 3: India-UK UN Consultations were held on 03 February 2022 in New Delhi. The Indian delegation was led by Mr. Prakash Gupta, Joint Secretary (UN Political), Ministry of External Affairs and the UK side was led by Ms. Harriet Mathews CMG OBE, Deputy Political Director for UN, UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

Both sides briefed each other on their respective priorities in the UN Security Council. The discussions focused on issues related to UNSC agenda, in particular counterterrorism, peacekeeping, working methods of UNSC Sanctions Committees and UNSC reforms. Both sides also exchanged views on current regional and global developments. Indian side conveyed its best wishes to UK for its upcoming Presidency of the UN Security Council in April 2022.

Both sides also agreed to work closely together across multilateral platforms and looked forward to deepening cooperation in the framework of the Commonwealth, in particular leading upto the CHOGM Summit in June 2022.

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