Last update: August 03, 2022, 23:19 IST
India and the US on Wednesday agreed to continue ongoing cooperation on issues such as counter-terrorism and UN peacekeeping during their talks focusing on the upcoming agenda of the UN Security Council. India and the United States held consultations on issues related to the United Nations Security Council in Delhi.
“In keeping with the India-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership, the two sides held in-depth discussions on various thematic and country-related issues on the agenda of the UN Security Council,” the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement. “Both sides agreed to continue ongoing cooperation on issues of mutual interest, including counter-terrorism and UN peacekeeping missions,” the statement said.
The MEA said the discussions also covered the priorities of the two sides during the upcoming 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The Indian side also apprised the visiting US delegation of its priorities during its upcoming chairmanship of the UNSC in December.
The MEA said, “The US delegation was also briefed by senior officials of the Center for UN Peacekeeping (CUNPK) about the training programs being run by CUNPK for UN peacekeepers, including those from India and the US. about the programs to be jointly sponsored by the MEA,” the MEA said.
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