She emphasised that even as the world confronts a global health crisis and an economic crisis, it was critical that “we continue to defend democracy”.
In Myanmar on Sunday, a crackdown on protesters by security forces left at least 18 people dead, according to the U.N. Human Rights Office.
Speaking at the launch of his new book 'Because India Comes First', Madhav said democracy is stressed and facing new challenges with the rise of "non-political" and "non-state" forces.
The military has said it was forced to step in because Suu Kyi's government failed to properly investigate allegations of fraud in November elections.
India's overall score fell from 6.9 in 2019 to 6.61 in the Index that provides a snapshot of the current state of democracy worldwide for 167 countries.
"It's time to turn the page." "I'm convinced we can work together for the good of the nation," he said.
Today is the third and last phase of voting in Bihar assembly elections. I request all voters to participate in this holy festival of democracy in greater numbers and set a new voting record. And of course, be sure to wear masks and social distancing
Those arrested in August range in age from 16 to 33. Their families are now campaigning to use their own lawyers instead of the court-appointed ones from the Chinese side.
The announcement came after registered Democratic voters reported receiving personally addressed emails in the name of the Proud Boys armed militia group.
"Continuing to strengthen the US relationship with Taiwan, a fellow democracy and an important security partner in the Indo-Pacific region, must remain a top priority of US foreign policy."