'Impunity is being facilitated in UNSC': India takes a veiled dig at China

"This is the position we take even today. The Council will also recall that we had then supported calls for an independent investigation into the Bucha incident," he said

S Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister
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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attends a high level meeting of the UNSC on the situation amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York City (Photo: Reuters)

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India said on Thursday that it is regrettable that in the UN Security Council, when it comes to sanctioning some of the world's most dreaded terrorists, impunity is being facilitated and politics providing cover to evade accountability, in a veiled jibe at China which has blocked blacklisting of Pakistan-based terrorists on many occasions.
 
"The fight against impunity is critical to the larger pursuit of securing peace and justice. The Security Council must send an unambiguous and unequivocal message on this count," External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar told the 15-nation UN Security Council briefing on Ukraine ‘Fight against impunity'.
 
The briefing,

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First Published: Sep 22 2022 | 11:18 PM IST

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