“We have always supported, and continue to support, the concept that Germany, Japan, and India should be permanent members of the Security Council,” a US official said.
According to a senior administration source, US President Joe Biden favours Germany, Japan, and India as permanent members of a reconstituted United Nations Security Council.
At the same time, much work has to be done in this area, according to the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to reporters on Wednesday.
“We have previously supported, and continue to support, the concept that Germany, Japan, and India should be permanent members of the Security Council,” the official responded to a question.
Biden advocates for UN Security Council changes.
Earlier on Wednesday, President Joe Biden restated his commitment to overhauling the United Nations Security Council in his address to the United Nations General Assembly.
Mr. Biden feels that the time has come for the institution to become more inclusive in order to better meet the requirements of today’s globe.
Members of the United Nations Security Council, including the United States, should constantly maintain and defend the United Nations Charter and refrain from using veto, unless in rare and unusual circumstances, he added, to safeguard the Council’s credibility and effectiveness.
“That is also why the US favours raising the number of permanent and non-permanent Council seats. This includes permanent seats for nations that we have long backed “According to Mr. Biden
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