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

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

France slams sanctions on JeM chief Azhar

France has imposed sanctions on Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar.It will include a freeze on his assets and will help in travel ban on Azhar and his known followers. This decision comes after China had once again blocked a UN Security Council (UNSC) move to get the Pakistan-based Azhar Masood designated as a global terrorist.The… Continue reading France slams sanctions on JeM chief Azhar

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

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

India fortifying case against Jaish-e-Mohammad

India along with France has been preparing a strong proposal to put Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar on the ban list of the United Nations Security Council(UNSC)1267 committee. The security agencies are putting together new details such as (a)JeM’s parent outfit,Harkat-ul-Ansar (HuA),included by the U.S. in its list of Foreign Terrorist Organisations in 1999 had… Continue reading India fortifying case against Jaish-e-Mohammad

UN Security Council condemns Pulwama attack

The UN Security Council (UNSC) condemned the terror attack perpetrated by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), in a show of solidarity and support to India. France is also expected to move a proposal, along with the United States and the United Kingdom, to declare Masood Azhar a terrorist subject to UNSC sanctions under Resolution 1267,… Continue reading UN Security Council condemns Pulwama attack