BRICS summit: India pitches for reforms of UN, warns against selective targeting of terror

In his first major foreign policy address after taking charge of the world’s most populous democracy, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined the need for restoring “a climate of pace and stability” in a crisis-ridden world and made a strong pitch for the reform of global governance institutions.
In the complex chessboard of global geopolitics, Modi, dressed in a dapper grey bandh-gala suit, looked at ease as he alluded to the traditional Indian ideal of vasundhara kutumbakam and called for the world to unite to collectively face a host of cross-cutting threats and issues, including terrorism, climate change and sustainable development.

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