At a meeting here on the sidelines of the annual General Assembly Sessions of the United Nations, the ministers of G4 countries - Brazil, Germany, India and Japan - asserted that such a reform was essential to make the most powerful wing of the UN more representative and effective, reflecting the ground realities of the 21st century.
Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will hold the trilateral meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono tomorrow on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, an Indian official said.
China and Japan have a dispute over the uninhabited islands called Senkakus by Japan and Diaoyu islands in China in the East China Sea where naval ships of both the countries aggressively patrol the waters around the islands.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe yesterday launched India's first bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai, which would cover the distance of over 500 km in less than three hours.
"It will be a busy 10 days," Trump told reporters abroad Air Force One travelling with him to Florida.
Spot gold was up 0.3 percent to $1,333.06 an ounce by 0020 GMT, after dropping to its lowest since Aug. 31 at $1,315.71 in the previous session.
Japan was jolted awake in the early hours by an alert saying North Korea had fired a missile over its northern island of Hokkaido, the second such launch in less than a month.
The launch, from near Pyongyang, came after the United Nations Security Council imposed an eighth set of measures on the isolated country over its ballistic missile and atomic weapons programmes.
India and Japan on Thursday signed an agreement that will allow their airlines to operate unlimited number of flights between the two countries.
The comments by the Chinese Foreign Ministry came as New Delhi and Tokyo sought to firm up their close ties during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe asked Islamabad to bring to book the perpetrators of terror strikes, including those involved in the Mumbai (2008) and Pathankot (2016) attacks, according to a joint statement issued after their annual summit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held wide-ranging talks on key bilateral, regional and international issues and discussed ways to deepen ties in trade, security and civil nuclear energy.
The pact, signed on a day Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arriaved in India on a two-day, envisages the expansion of the laboratory set up by India's Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Japan's National Institute of Advanced Science and Technology under the name of DAILAB.
Abe, who is accompanied by his wife Akie Abe, has a hectic schedule for the next two days in Modi's home state, including laying of the foundation stone for India's first bullet train, to be run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai, and to attend the 12th Indo-Japan Summit.
With half-a-dozen high speed rail projects under consideration, India's bullet train dreams have only just begun.
India is all set to buy the US 2i amphibious aircraft ShinMayWa from Japan in a record deal of 1.3 billion dollars.
The summit will be held in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, who will begin his two-day state visit from tomorrow.
They will visit Sabarmati Ashram and iconic Sidi Saiyyed Mosque in the eastern part of the city famous for its intricate stone lattice work tomorrow.
Shinzo Abe will undertake a two-day official visit to India from Wednesday and will hold the annual India-Japan Summit with PM Modi in Gandhinagar.
Tight security arrangements have been put in place as the two leaders are expected to attend several programmes over the next two days.
The move by Abe, who starts a two-day visit to India on Wednesday, highlights an early lead for Japan in a sector where the Chinese have also been trying to secure a foothold, but without much success.
The eight-km-long road show would start from the Ahmedabad airport and culminate at the Sabarmati Ashram, according to the BJP.
The call is a common refrain from nationalist leader Shinzo Abe, who has long advocated a stiffening of Japan's military posture, despite its officially pacifist constitution.
"Japan’s openness to supply India with military technology reflects the high level of confidence that the two countries have developed in each other," Jaishankar said.
The downgrade was widely expected after data used to revise gross domestic product (GDP) figures showed capital spending growth in April-June slowed from the previous quarter.