Secretary West in Ministry of External Affairs Vikas Swarup today delivered an address at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Mine action and sustaining peace: Stronger partnerships for better delivery.
In his address, Mr Swarup highlighted India’s contribution towards United Nations peacekeeping operations and assistance towards international de-mining and rehabilitation efforts, which includes training and capacity building.
He reiterated India’s support to the efforts of United Nations and other agencies which have been working in conflict zones across the world and called for joint efforts to effectively combat the use of land mines and IEDs by terrorists.
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