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UN Security Council undermining General Assembly's authority: India

While criticising the UN Security Council for “undermining” the authority of the General Assembly, India has said that the 193-member body has to assume some of the blame because of its focus on procedures rather than substantive matters.

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US isolated as UN General Assembly votes overwhelmingly against Cuba embargo

President Donald Trump's administration's isolation at the UN because of its strident policies has been highlighted again with a near-unanimous vote by the General Assembly against Washington's economic embargo on Cuba. India joined 189 members who voted on Thursday to urge the US to end the economic, commercial and financial embargo against Cuba.

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Facing the prospects of sanctions from the United States over its deals with Russia and Iran, India has used the annual United Nations General Assembly debate on Washington's economic blockade of Cuba to lash out against unilateral sanctions.

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