Pakistan endorsed India’s candidature for Non permanent seat in UN Security Council

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Pakistan endorsed India’s candidature for Non permanent seat in UN Security Council

*ISLAMABAD - **Pakistan endorsed India’s candidature for Non permanent seat in UN Security Council.*

* Pakistan and 54 other countries in the Asia Pacific group endorsed India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council, India Today link reported.*

The elections for five non-permanent members of the UNSC for the 2021-22 term will be held in June next year.

Some of the 55 countries that have supported India’s candidature include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Turkey, UAE and Vietnam.

Syed Akbaruddin, India’s permanent representative to the UN, thanked all 55 members for their support.