China says it values India's role in maintaining international security
BEIJING: China on Friday said that it values India's position and role in maintaining international peace and security, after Beijing backed New Delhi's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the powerful UN Security Council. India's candidature for a two-year term from 2021-22 was unanimously endorsed by the 55-member Asia-Pacific grouping, including China and Pakistan on Tuesday.
Syed Akbaruddin, India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador tweeted on Tuesday saying that "A unanimous step. Asia-Pacific Group @UN unanimously endorses India's candidature for a non-permanent seat of the Security Council for 2-year term in 2021/22. Thanks to all 55 members for their support".