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Failure to designate JeM chief 'runs counter' to goal of regional stability, peace: US

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The has said that the failure to designate (JeM) as a global terrorist "runs counter" to and China's goal of regional stability and peace.

"As deliberations are confidential, we don't comment on specific matters, but we will continue working with the to ensure that the designations list is updated and accurate," said a here on Thursday.

"With respect to China, the and share a mutual interest in achieving regional stability and peace, and a failure to designate Azhar runs counter to this goal," the further said.

US' observation comes close on the heels of China, in the Security Council, blocking the proposal of the United States, France, and the UK to put dreaded terrorist on the UN terror blacklist.

JeM, a Pakistan-based terror outfit headed by Azhar, has carried out many deadly terror attacks in including Pulwama terror attack on February 14 in which 40 jawans of CRPF were killed. also carried out the attack on Parliament in 2001, and Punjab's Pathankot airbase in 2016.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 11:08 IST
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