Masood Azhar Meets Criteria For Global Terrorist, Says US Ahead Of Crucial UN Vote

“The JeM, he said, has been responsible for numerous terrorist attacks and is a threat to regional stability and peace” writes Press Trust Of for WASHINGTON — Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar meets the criteria to be designated as a global terrorist and not doing so is against regional stability and peace, the US said Tuesday on the eve of the UN Security Council making a crucial decision in this regard.In the aftermath of the February 14 attack in Pulwama, three permanent members of the UNSC – the United States, Britain and France – have moved a resolution to designate Azhar as a global terrorist.China, which is one of the five veto-powered members of the Security Council, so far has been asserting that there is not enough evidence against Azhar to designate him as a global terrorist.

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