“We have historically and continue to stand behind the idea that Germany, Japan and India should be permanent members of the Security Council,” the U. S. official said
According to a top official in his administration, U.S. President Joe Biden is in favour of Germany, Japan, and India becoming permanent members of the new United Nations Security Council. On condition of anonymity, the official told the media on Wednesday that there is still much work to be done in this area. The official responded to a question with, “We have traditionally supported the notion that Germany, Japan, and India should be permanent members of the Security Council.”
Biden makes a case for UNSC reforms.
In his speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday morning, President Joe Biden said again that he wants to change the U.N. Security Council.
Mr. Biden says that the institution needs to be more open to everyone in order to meet the needs of the modern world.
To maintain the credibility and effectiveness of the U.N. Security Council, he advised its members, including the United States, to constantly support and defend the Charter and abstain from using their veto except in exceptional and unusual circumstances.
“Also for this reason, the United States is in favour of adding more permanent and non-permanent members to the Council. Permanent seats for those countries that we have long backed are included in this, “said Mr. Biden.