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The UN System

The UN System Romesh Thapar WHEN Indira Gandhi, as Chairperson of the Non-Aligned Movement, sent her Foreign Office emissaries to the various Capitals of the world requesting Heads of State to attend a summit meeting at the United Nations last year, the response could not have been more depressing. There was no interest because there was no agenda. Even President Mitterrand of France, who had been prevailed upon to attend by the personal appeals of the Indian PM, didn't ever decide what was the purpose of it all.

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