India and Ghana reaffirm commitment to work together in UNSC, other multilateral fora
They discussed issues on the agenda of the UNSC, including on West Africa and Sahel region
India and Ghana have reaffirmed their commitment to work closely together in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and other multilateral fora.
The two sides discussed this and other related issues at the India-Ghana consultations on UN and Multilateral issues level held in Accra, Ghana on Thursday.
According to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), both sides reviewed their ongoing cooperation during their current tenure as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council and reaffirmed their commitment to work closely together in the UNSC and other multilateral fora.
"They discussed issues on the agenda of the UNSC, including on West Africa and Sahel region, and other thematic issues related to counter terrorism and UN Peacekeeping," the MEA said.
In keeping with their close and friendly relations, both sides agreed to deepen their engagement at the other multilateral fora, including at the NAM, Commonwealth and G77 groupings, the MEA added.
Prakash Gupta, Joint Secretary (UN-Political) led the Indian delegation, which included senior officials from the High Commission of India in Accra and Ministry of External Affairs.
The Ghanaian delegation was led by Ambassador Ramses Cleland, Acting Chief Director of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana and included other senior officials from Ghanaian MFA.