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Pak launches guidelines to implement UNSC 1267 Sanctions in country

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Amidst intense global pressure to rein in terror outfits, on Friday launched guidelines for implementing the UNSC 1267 Sanctions targeting UN-proscribed individuals and entities in the country.

The guidelines will help meet international obligations against people and groups targeted by the UN, the (FO) said.

said had to be mindful of fulfilling its international legal obligations, including the implementation of the Sanctions.

She expressed hope that the guidelines would assist all stakeholders in better discharging their responsibilities for the effective implementation of the UN Sanctions.

The guidelines were prepared by the for overseeing implementation of Sanctions against individuals and entities designated by the 1267 Al Qaida/Da'esh Sanctions regime and 1988 (Sanctions regime), the FO said.

The guidelines have been formulated in consultation with stakeholders and in compliance with international standards especially the requirements of the UNSC 1267 and the (FATF).

is under intense global pressure to rein in terrorist outfits operating from its soil after the attack.

Tensions between and Pakistan escalated after a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) killed 40 CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's district in February 14.

launched a counter-terror operation in Balakot. The next day, retaliated and downed a in an aerial combat and captured its pilot, who was handed over to on March 1.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 17:15 IST