Pulwama reference cut for UN listing of Azhar

Britain’s diplomat has said that the United Kingdom had played a key role to secure the designation of Jaish-e-Mohammad(JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a UN Security Council sanctioned terrorist. He said that China had agreed to the listing after all references to terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, including the Pulwama strike, were dropped.However,he said… Continue reading Pulwama reference cut for UN listing of Azhar

UN designates JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist

United Nations has designated Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist after China lifted its technical hold on his listing under the UNSC 1267 sanctions committee. The proposal to designate Masood Azhar was moved by France,UK and the US.It was the fourth such bid at the UN in the last 10 years to… Continue reading UN designates JeM chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist

Progress’ in U.N. listing of Masood Azhar, says China

China has said that some progress has been achieved on designating Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN. Earlier,China had blocked India’s bid to designate Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a terrorist under the UNSC 1267 Sanctions Committee.It had placed a technical hold on the resolution. The proposal to designate Masood… Continue reading Progress’ in U.N. listing of Masood Azhar, says China

China unmoved by U.S. bid to discuss Masood Azhar in UNSC

China has dismissed the reports that the US,UK and France has served an ultimatum until April 23 to lift its technical hold on designating Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. However,China has said that the issue is heading towards a settlement and has asked the US not to force through its own… Continue reading China unmoved by U.S. bid to discuss Masood Azhar in UNSC

U.S. circulates draft resolution on Azhar in Security Council

The US has circulated a draft resolution in the UN Security Council proposing to blacklist Jaish chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.The move comes after UNSC 1267 Sanctions Committee had failed to designate Azhar as a terrorist after China placed a hold on a listing request that the U.S,U.K.and France had brought before the… Continue reading U.S. circulates draft resolution on Azhar in Security Council

China places hold on listing Azhar as designated terrorist

China has blocked India’s bid to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a terrorist under the UNSC 1267 Sanctions Committee.It placed a technical hold on the resolution.This is the fourth time that China has blocked the resolution since 2009. The proposal to designate Masood Azhar was moved by France,UK and the US.It was moved after… Continue reading China places hold on listing Azhar as designated terrorist

D-day for Azhar’s UNSC listing: all eyes on China

The United Nations Security Council’s 1267 committee will decide on designation of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar under the UNSC 1267 Sanctions Committee. The proposal to designate Masood Azhar was moved by France, UK and the US.It is the fourth such bid at the UN in the last 10 years to list Azhar as a global… Continue reading D-day for Azhar’s UNSC listing: all eyes on China

U.S. moves to get China’s support for listing Masood Azhar as a terrorist

The United States is pursuing China to support the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar by the UNSC 1267 Committee. The US, the UK and France have moved a fresh proposal in the UN Security Council to designate Pakistan-based terror group JeM’s chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist under UNSC 1267 Committee. It… Continue reading U.S. moves to get China’s support for listing Masood Azhar as a terrorist