India to chair crucial UNSC panels on Taliban, terror
The Times of India Delhi|January 09, 2021
Will Also Chair Libya Sanctions Committee

New Delhi: After it took over as a non-permanent member of the UNSC, India will chair three crucial subsidiary committees, namely Taliban and Libya sanctions committees and also the Counter-Terrorism Committee, the government announced on Friday. India began its two-year tenure at the UNSC as a non-permanent member on January 1.

“The UN Security Council establishes subsidiary bodies on specific issues, including on the sanctions regimes,” said India’s permanent representative to UN T S Tirumurti.

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