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Jaishankar to address UNSC debate on cooperation between UN, regional bodies

New York [US] : India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday will be addressing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) debate on “Cooperation between the UN and regional and sub-regional organisations (African Union)”.

“Coming up tomorrow: UNSC High-Level Virtual Open Debate on Cooperation between the UN and regional and subregional organizations (African Union). EAM Dr S Jaishankar will address the UNSC,” tweeted the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, New York.

African Union is a continental body that consists of 55 states belonging to the African continent. The African Union was launched as a successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 2002. Earlier, Jaishankar on Sunday reaffirmed India’s commitment to the United Nations on the 76th anniversary of UN Day.

He reiterated the importance of reformed multilateralism that reflects rebalancing, fairness and multipolarity and said that it will always be a constructive force in enhancing UN’s effectiveness and reliability.