Reform the UN, say India, Malaysia

October 27th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS  

Manmohan Singh By Minu Jain
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (IANS) India and Malaysia Wednesday said a comprehensive reform of the UN was needed to address today’s global challenges.

A joint statement on India-Malaysia Strategic Partnership released during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit that began here Tuesday said: “A comprehensive reform of the United Nations remains a priority in order for the organisation to effectively address today’s global challenges.”

Manmohan Singh and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Tun Razak also agreed to work “towards achieving a more representative, more efficient and more effective UN Security Council, especially its expansion in both permanent and non-permanent categories”.

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