Weeks after Pakistan’s all-weather ally China vetoed the motion to include the founder and leader of the terrorist group Jaish-e-Muhammad Masood Azhar on the list of global terrorists, the United States, along with Britain and France, They have renewed efforts to achieve it. Blacklist of the UN Security Council.
The United States has distributed a draft resolution with the help of Britain and France to the 15-member UN security council that would blacklist JeM leader Masood Azhar, who will subject him to an arms embargo, a ban of travel and freezing of assets.
The move comes after China put a “technical control” on the designation of Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, claiming that it will provide time for a thorough and thorough assessment of the case.
The draft resolution of the United States, Britain and France seeks to include Masood Azhar in the ISIS of the Security Council and in the blacklist of al Qaeda sanctions. However, it is not clear when the resolution to put Masood Azhar on the blacklist will be put to the vote.
There have been 4 attempts so far to designate Masood Azhar on the list of global terrorists. China has blocked 3 previous applications and has put a technical retention in the last one, which could last around 9 months.
Previously, France and Germany had moved proposals to include it in a black list in the EU. France had frozen Azhar’s assets in the country.
JeM is an outlawed terrorist group operating from Pakistan and Masood Azhar is the founder and leader of the group. He has been on the UN terror list since 2001. The group has been involved in numerous terrorist attacks against India. It also conducts training and recruitment of radical Islamists as terrorists in Kashmir. This year, in February, the group was involved in a terrorist attack in Pulwama in which 40 security personnel from India lost their lives.