US drafts resolution to blacklist Masood Azhar at UN Security Council

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US drafts resolution to blacklist Masood Azhar

US drafts resolution to blacklist Masood Azhar: United Nations: United States, Britain, and France took a step forward in the United Nations Security Council to blacklist the Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar Wednesday, after which China Took the first step. two weeks ago.

Diplomats said that the US made a 15-member council with a proposal to British and French, who would designate Azhar, will be sent weapons to free them from arms and restrictions. While taking responsibility for the attack on February 14, JeM killed at least 40 CRPF jawans in Pulwama, making it the most fatal in Kashmir. It also increased air attacks between nuclear-armed neighbours.

US drafts resolution to blacklist Masood Azhar At UN

The United States, Britain, and France initially asked the Islamic State Security Council and the Al-Qaeda Ban Committee, which operates unanimously, to blacklist Azhar. However, China stopped this move.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said that China had done “comprehensive and intensive evaluation”, but there is still a proposal to consider more time. China had earlier stopped the committee from approving Azhar in 2016 and 2017

Instead of consensus, only nine votes are required in favor of a proposal and no Voos should be required to pass by China, Russia, United States, France or Britain. It was not immediately clear when the draft proposal was to be made.

The Chinese Mission for the United Nations did not respond to the request for comment on the draft text.

JeM is a mainly anti-India group that has relations with Al Qaeda and blacklisted by the UN Security Council in 2001. In December 2001, Jaish fighters attacked another Pakistan-based terrorist group, Lashkar-e-Taiba. Parliament.

The Indiatimelines report states that only one vote in the UNSC requires nine votes and there is no need to pass the veto of China, Russia, the United States, France or Britain. It has been said in the report that it was not clear when a draft proposal for nomination of Azhar could be kept.

In this case, if the Chinese decide to use their veto power, then “the person will be completely in the public glare,” said the above-mentioned person. In the case of the 1267 Sanctions  Committee, the proposal was debated behind closed doors.

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