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Pakistan seeks expansion in non-permanent seats at UNSC

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan and its allies opposing additional permanent members on the United Nations Security Council seek expansion only in the non-permanent seats as it is the only category which reflects equity among regional groups. Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi has told a UN panel as the long-running Inter-Governmental Negotiations aimed at reforming the 15-member council resumed the process on Thursday. “The Council needs to be expanded in a manner that gives a greater chance of representation to the regional groups…