UNSC presidency to give opportunity to shape challenges on international peace, security: TS Tirumurti

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India assumed the presidency of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the month of August. Speaking on the tenure, the Ambassador of India to the United Nations, TS Tirumurti said, “India is very happy to take over as the President of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for this month. This is our eighth tenure…This stint gives us an opportunity to play an important role yet again in shaping some of the important challenges on international peace and security.” He further said, “We have been a sobering and responsible voice and also been bridging different views especially when the Council (UNSC) is polarised. We have not hesitated to stand out, even when P5 had a different view.”