President of DR Congo and U.S.A. secretary of state are a number of the key world figures who also will attend the controversy on maritime security.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, who is additionally president of the African Union, and US secretary of state Mark Antony Blinken are among the highest dignitaries who are expected to attend the UN Security Council (UNSC) debate on maritime security that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair on Monday.
UN diplomats acquainted with the organization of the meeting aforementioned confirmations are still returning in and therefore the list of these doubtless to participate within the debate may grow.
The weekday meeting is going to be the primary world organizations debate to be chaired by an associate degree Asian nation prime minister, although this is often the eighth time India has the move presidency of the highest world body as a non-permanent member.
Modi can chair the controversy nearly given the continued Covid pandemic.
The maritime security debate is that the first of 3 signature events India is holding as UNSC chair for August. the opposite 2 are debates on UN Peacekeeping, to that Asian nation has been a generous and steadfast contributor, and counter-terrorism, which could be a subject India has championed at the planet body for many years as a number one victim, particularly from state-sponsored teams and people across its western border. Indian external affairs minister S Jaishankar can chair the opposite two, and in the flesh at the world organization headquarters in big apple City.
President Putin’s participation was noted as a major gesture as he seldom attends such discussions; the last one, individuals acquainted with the matter, aforementioned was probably fifteen years ago.
DRC’s President Tshisekedi is taking part in the debate as a briefer on behalf of the African Union, fifty-four of whose members are a part of the 55-member Africa cluster, that is that the largest group of geographically classified teams that world organization members are divided into. Prime Minister of St Vincent and Grenadines Ralph Gonsalves was confirmed to participate similarly however has been forced out for health reasons and can be painted by his son, who could be a member of the cabinet.
India’s presidency of the UNSC, meanwhile, long-faced its initial pushback and from expected quarters. West Pakistan has reacted powerfully to the UNSC’s rejection of its formal request to attend the Fri informing by the world organization help Mission on Asian nation (UNMA) on the evolving security scenario within the country as US-led international forces finish their 20-year presence.
West Pakistan had so created a proper request, however, individuals acquainted with the matter said, it was turned down because, one, neighbors don't mechanically qualify to attend or address below rules, as are affected countries - as Afghanistan that attended. And, two, “where does one stop if all neighbors create a similar request, to attend”.
Several of Afghanistan’s alternative neighboring countries had indeed expressed the will to attend and address the meeting, however, they were with courtesy turned down as well, citing a similar reason.
West Pakistan aimed the comment at the president of the council, that for August is India. But, the individuals cited earlier insisted, the choice to stay out neighbors was taken jointly by the world organization Security Council as a body.