India's candidacy for permanent membership in the Security Council: An Iranian Prespective

Document Type : Research Article (International Relation)


Assistant professor of international relations at Alameh Tabataba’I University


This Research seeks to answer the main question that why India should be the permanent member of the Security Council and what is the Iran’s attitude about India’s candidacy? India is a country that is actively involved in United Nations peacekeeping operations, democratic country and has nuclear power. A growing economy and the world's second most populous country. From this view, Membership of India in the Security Council could realize equitable geographical distribution. Considering central role of India in the Non-Aligned Movement would support the interests of developing countries, As well as cause changes in specific uniformity in dominant ideology of security. Considering criticize the IRI to the Security Council unjust structure and history of peaceful, civilization, culture and political relations with India, IRI has positive view about Security Council reform, and India's permanent membership in this Council.


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Volume 2, Issue 1
March 2015
Pages 81-96
  • Receive Date: 23 October 2019
  • Revise Date: 31 October 2019
  • Accept Date: 21 November 2019