US President Barack Obama, who is on a state visit to India, said on Monday that he would back India in its bid for a permanent place on the UN security council. India currently holds a two-year, non-permanent seat. The five permanent members of the council are Britain, China, France, Russia and the US. Read more: New York Times
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