Tuesday, Jul 23 2024 | Time 01:32 Hrs(IST)
image
World


US congrats Bhandari on re-election to ICJ

US congrats Bhandari on re-election to ICJ

Washington, Nov 22 (UNI) The US Government has congratulated Justice Dalveer Bhandari of India for his re-election to the ICJ, saying it was open to the idea of modest expansion of the 15-member body.
"We congratulate Judge Dalveer Bhandari of India for his re-election to the International Court of Justice, as well as the other candidates who were elected or re-elected...," the State Department spokesperson said.
"... Judge Bhandari received the unanimous support of the UNSC and an absolute majority in the UN General Assembly for his re-election to the ICJ," the spokesperson said.
As regards the Security Council expansion, the spokesperson said: "The United States remains open in principle to the idea of UN Security Council reform, including a modest expansion of the Security Council."
"We believe a reformed council must reflect the realities of the 21st century and be able to meet the challenges of this century with enhanced -- and not diminished -- effectiveness and efficiency. To this end, we remain opposed to any alteration or expansion of the veto, the spokesperson told.
UNi XC-SNU 1224

More News

Death toll rises to 6 in shooting in Croatia

22 Jul 2024 | 8:46 PM

Zagreb, July 22 (UNI) Six people were killed, and four others wounded in a shooting at the Home for the Elderly and Infirm in Daruvar, eastern Croatia, on Monday, according to local police.

see more..

25 bodies recovered, 34 missing from 2 buses hit by landslides in Nepal

22 Jul 2024 | 7:47 PM

Kathmandu, July 22 (UNI) Twenty-five bodies of the passengers have been recovered while 37 others have remained missing since their buses were swept away into a river by landslides on July 12, a local official said on Monday.

see more..

Iran hosts joint naval drill in Caspian Sea

22 Jul 2024 | 6:23 PM

Tehran, July 22 (UNI) A joint naval drill kicked off on Monday in the Caspian Sea to ensure shipping security and safety in the region, Iran's official news agency IRNA reported.

see more..

5 killed, several wounded in shooting in Croatia

22 Jul 2024 | 5:52 PM

Zagreb, July 22 (UNI) Five people were killed and several others wounded in a shooting in the Home for the Elderly in Daruvar in eastern Croatia on Monday and the killer has been arrested, according to the police.

see more..

Delta Air Lines' customer service still lacking after tech outage

22 Jul 2024 | 3:55 PM

Atlanta, July 22 (UNI) The US Department of Transportation has received hundreds of complaints about Delta Air Lines as one of the country's major airlines still has customer service difficulties in the wake of a global information technology outage, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said.

see more..
image