Deeply grateful for support shown by global community to India's membership of UNSC:PM Modi

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NEW DELHI:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

on Thursday said he is "deeply grateful" for the

overwhelming support

shown by the global community for India's

membership

of

the UN Security Council

. India will work with all

member countries

to promote global peace, security, resilience and equity, he said.
India garnered 184 votes out of the 192 ballots cast in

the General Assembly

to win the election for the non-permanent seat in the powerful Security Council.
India's two year term will begin on January 1, 2021.
This is the eighth time that India will sit at the UN high-table, which comprises five permanent members and 10 non-permanent members.
"Deeply grateful for the overwhelming support shown by the global community for India's membership of the UN Security Council," the prime minister wrote on Twitter.

Deeply grateful for the overwhelming support shown by the global community for India's membership of the @UN Securi… https://t.co/Pb6zn8nnuO

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1592452498000

India will work with all member countries to promote global peace, security, resilience and equity, he said.

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