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Congress blames Modi for China's veto on Masood

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Thursday blamed foreign policy vis-a-vis yet again blocking the bid to designate Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed's (JeM) as a global terrorist.

With for the fourth time putting on hold the proposal against Azhar in the UN Security Council, said it was a major setback for the global fight against and "reaffirms Chinese position of being an inseparable ally of terrorism's breeding ground Pakistan".

"The present situation also arises out of failure of a weak-kneed Modi government, bending over backwards before over last 5 years, which has culminated into the present state of things where the Chinese have blocked Masood Azhar's declaration as an 'international terrorist', without any reason and only to please its ally

"Will Modi answer to the nation as to why he became 'Maun Modi' (silent) as India's interests were repeatedly compromised?" asked Surjewala, questioning the Prime Minister's silence on China building a full-fledged military complex in Doklam, near the posts.

"China intruded into the Siliguri Corridor through South Doklam, it built China-Economic Corridor (CPEC) worth $54 billion connecting in the to China with a base for Chinese submarines.

"China conducts on Arunachal border and attempts to build tunnels, it upgrades air base near Sikkim, blocks India's membership of asking for parity with rogue But our continues to maintain a stoic silence," added Surjewala.

Earlier, called Modi "weak" and "scared" of Chinese



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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 15:46 IST