Obama’s UN backing was powerful endorsement: BJP

November 8th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata Party New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday welcomed US President Barack Obama endorsing India’s bid for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council.

“It was a powerful endorsement. It is very welcome. Very eloquently put,” BJP leader Jaswant Singh reporters.

Singh, a former external affairs minister, was reacting to Obama’s address to members of the Indian parliament in which he welcomed India’s bid for a permanent seat in the UNSC.

“In the years ahead, I look forward to a reformed UN Security Council that includes India as a permanent member,” Obama said.

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