Why China Wants to Be Asia’s Only UN Security Council Member

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China's stance on being the sole Asian representative in the United Nations Security Council has come into sharper focus following Russia's robust endorsement of India's bid for permanent membership earlier this month. The Russian ambassador to India, Denis Alipov, has extended support to New Delhi's aspiration to the UNSC permanent seat, saying Saturday in an interview with Russian state media outlet, Russia Today: "We are of the view that India as a permanent member of the Security Council could make a significant contribution to promoting balance as well as an agenda focused on the interests of the world majority, primarily...