China blocks Indian proposal to list Masood Azhar as a terrorist

Q.  China has blocked UN proposal to list which terrorist under 1267 Sanctions Committee?
- Published on 02 Jan 17

a. Masood Azhar
b. Burhan Wani
c. Ajmal Kasab
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Masood Azhar
China blocks Indian proposal to list Masood Azhar as a terroristChina has once again blocked India’s proposal in United Nations to list Pathankot terror attack Mastermind Jaish-e-Muhammad’s Chief Masood Azhar as a global designated terrorist under 1267 Sanctions Committee.

This is third time China has put technical hold to declare Pakistan based JeM Chief global terrorist. China was the only member in the 15-nation UN Security Council (UNSC) to put a hold on India’s application.

All other 14 members of the UNSC supported India’s bid to place Azhar on the 1267 sanctions list that would subject freezing his assests and travel ban.

India has expressed concern over China move and mentioned that it confirms prevalence of double standards of China in the fight against terrorism.

Masood Azhar
  • Masood Azhar is the founder and leader of the UN-designated terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed.
  • It is active mainly in the Pakistani administered Azad Kashmir.
  • Born: July 10, 1968 (age 48), Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Organizations founded: Jaish-e-Mohammed, Harkat-ul-Mujahideen

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