UNITED NATIONS (AP) — India says frustration is building among U.N. member states over paralysis in the Security Council and its inability to respond to international crises.
The South Asian nation is promoting its years-long effort for expansion of the U.N.'s most powerful body during the annual gathering of world leaders this week.
India, Brazil, Germany and Japan all want to become permanent council members and are pushing for a reform proposal that world leaders can consider in 2015.
India's ambassador to the U.N., Asoke Mukerji, told reporters Monday that the vast majority of U.N. membership supports reform.
The council currently has five permanent members.
Permanent members Russia and U.S. are at odds over whether a resolution on destroying Syria's chemical weapons should be backed up by a threat of force.
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