India, Sept. 16 -- India, Brazil and South Africa on Wednesday called on the world community to redouble efforts and strengthen commitment for an "accelerated and comprehensive reform" of the UN Security Council.

The call was made in a joint statement issued after external affairs minister S Jaishankar chaired a customary meeting of foreign ministers of the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) grouping via video conference. The other delegations were led by Brazil's vice-minister for national sovereignty Fabio Marzano and South Africa's minister of international relations Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor.

The ministers discussed ways to further IBSA cooperation and exchanged views on global issues such as security, countering terror, climate cha...