In­dia Slams Use Of ‘Hid­den Veto’ At UN

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

UNITED NA­TIONS: In­dia has slammed the use of the “hid­den veto” and de­manded ac­count­abil­ity, say­ing the UN’s gen­eral mem­bers are “never ever” in­formed of the rea­son for not ac­ced­ing to re­quests for sanc­tion­ing ter­ror­ists, days af­ter China blocked In­dia’s bid to ban JeM chief Ma­sood Azhar. In­dia’s Per­ma­nent Rep­re­sen­ta­tive to the UN Syed Ak­barud­din strongly crit­i­cised the “anonymity” sur­round­ing the func­tion­ing of the UN Se­cu­rity Coun­cil’s al-Qaeda and Taliban Sanc­tions Com­mit­tee say­ing the gen­eral UN mem­ber­ship is kept in the dark of how the coun­cil’s 15 mem­bers de­cide on re­quests made by other na­tions to sanc­tion ter­ror­ists.

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