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India, Africa Should Speak in One Voice on UN Reform: Modi

Raising the pitch for UN Security Council reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked 54 African nations to join India in demanding an overhaul of the global body to make it more "democratic, inclusive and representative" of the current world.

He said the present day world is facing challenges like terrorism and climate change which did not exist when the UN was founded 70 years back and the global body runs the risk of losing relevance if it does not adapt to the new systems in the world.

"...India advocates reforms in global political, economic and security institutions," Modi said while interacting with editors from African nations here while replying to a question on New Delhi's quest for UN reforms.

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