Modi urges UN to rethink priorities for 21st century – World

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called on the United Nations to reform in line with the realities of the 21st century to ensure representation of important voices. Interview Published on Sunday.

„A mid-20th century approach will not serve the world in the 21st century,” said Modi, who will host a summit of the Group of 20 major economies starting next weekend. Press Trust of India news agency.

The leader of the world’s most populous country and the UN. Modi, who is keen to become a permanent member of the Security Council, is using the global agenda of the G20 summit to raise India’s profile and promote causes such as unsustainable debt relief. September 9.

He reiterated his support for the African Union to become a full member of the G20.

The two-day summit will feature India’s highest-profile guest list, from US President Joe Biden to French President Emmanuel Macron, German President Olaf Scholz and Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

„International organizations need to recognize the changing realities and rethink their priorities,” Modi said, adding that ensuring representation of voices is critical. „India’s G20 chairmanship also sowed seeds of hope in so-called Third World countries.”

Modi, 72, said India’s G20 presidency led to a recognition that anti-inflationary policies in one country do not harm others.

Inflation hits India’s many poor people particularly hard. Economists a Reuters The pollster has sharply raised their inflation forecasts for the quarter, expecting price increases to remain above the central bank’s six percent limit until at least October.

Modi called for global cooperation to fight cybercrime, saying, „Terrorists use dark net, metaverse, cryptocurrency to fulfill nefarious purposes, which can have implications on the social fabric of nations.”

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