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India has urged China to change stand on Masood Azhar: Govt

Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar says that China has often repeated its concern on spread of terrorism and their desire to cooperate with India on this issue

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Jaish leader Masood Azhar held for Pathankot attack

has urged to reverse its technical hold on India's request, which is co-sponsored by several prominent countries, to get designated as terrorist by the UN, Minister of State for External Affairs said on Thursday.

In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Akbar said has often repeated its concern on spread of and their desire to cooperate with on this issue.

On several occasions, has reiterated with their resolute opposition to in all its forms and manifestations with "zero tolerance", and has agreed that there is no justification for terrorism.

"has consistently highlighted to regarding the threat of cross-border emanating from and affecting the region, including India.

"Specifically, we have emphasised forcefully that while the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed has been proscribed by the UNSC Sanctions Committee. For its well-known terror activities and links to the Al Qaeda, the designation of JeM's main leader, financier and motivator Azhar has been repeatedly put on a technical hold.

"Accordingly, we have urged to reverse its technical hold on India's request to list Azhar under 1267 provisions. India's request is co-sponsored by several prominent countries," the Minister added.

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India has urged China to change stand on Masood Azhar: Govt

Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar says that China has often repeated its concern on spread of terrorism and their desire to cooperate with India on this issue

Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar says that China has often repeated its concern on spread of terrorism and their desire to cooperate with India on this issue
has urged to reverse its technical hold on India's request, which is co-sponsored by several prominent countries, to get designated as terrorist by the UN, Minister of State for External Affairs said on Thursday.

In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Akbar said has often repeated its concern on spread of and their desire to cooperate with on this issue.

On several occasions, has reiterated with their resolute opposition to in all its forms and manifestations with "zero tolerance", and has agreed that there is no justification for terrorism.

"has consistently highlighted to regarding the threat of cross-border emanating from and affecting the region, including India.

"Specifically, we have emphasised forcefully that while the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed has been proscribed by the UNSC Sanctions Committee. For its well-known terror activities and links to the Al Qaeda, the designation of JeM's main leader, financier and motivator Azhar has been repeatedly put on a technical hold.

"Accordingly, we have urged to reverse its technical hold on India's request to list Azhar under 1267 provisions. India's request is co-sponsored by several prominent countries," the Minister added.
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India has urged China to change stand on Masood Azhar: Govt

Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar says that China has often repeated its concern on spread of terrorism and their desire to cooperate with India on this issue

has urged to reverse its technical hold on India's request, which is co-sponsored by several prominent countries, to get designated as terrorist by the UN, Minister of State for External Affairs said on Thursday.

In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Akbar said has often repeated its concern on spread of and their desire to cooperate with on this issue.

On several occasions, has reiterated with their resolute opposition to in all its forms and manifestations with "zero tolerance", and has agreed that there is no justification for terrorism.

"has consistently highlighted to regarding the threat of cross-border emanating from and affecting the region, including India.

"Specifically, we have emphasised forcefully that while the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed has been proscribed by the UNSC Sanctions Committee. For its well-known terror activities and links to the Al Qaeda, the designation of JeM's main leader, financier and motivator Azhar has been repeatedly put on a technical hold.

"Accordingly, we have urged to reverse its technical hold on India's request to list Azhar under 1267 provisions. India's request is co-sponsored by several prominent countries," the Minister added.

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