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PM Modi To Chair UN Security Council Debate Today, A First For India

PM Modi To Chair UN Security Council Debate Today, A First For India

PM Modi To Chair UN Security Council Debate Today, A First For India

PM Modi at UNSC debate: Russian President Vladimir Putin will be among several world leaders who will participate in the UN Security Council debate, reported a news agency.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to become the first Indian Prime Minister to chair a United Nations Security Council open debate that will take place later this evening. The debate will shine a spotlight on enhancing maritime security.

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  • Today’s debate titled ‘Enhancing Maritime Security – A Case for International Cooperation’, begins at 5:30 pm via video conferencing.
  • Taking over from France, India assumed the rotating Presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of August.
  • Taking over from France, India assumed the rotating Presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of August.
  • The debate, which will be broadcast live on the United Nations Security Council website, will focus on ways to effectively counter maritime crime and insecurity and strengthened coordination in the maritime domain.
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin will be among several world leaders who will participate in the UN Security Council debate on maritime security to be helmed by PM Modi, reported news agency ANI.
  • In 2019, at the East Asia Summit, this initiative was further elaborated through the Indo-Pacific Oceans’ Initiative (IPOI) with a focus on seven pillars of maritime security.
  • The Council, said Mr Tirumurti, plans several important meetings, including those with representatives of Syria, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen, and other countries of the middle-east.

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