According to latest Congressional Research Service report, among the foreign terror groups in Pakistan, five groups including LeT and Jaish are India centric.
Centre's announcement comes on the day of the India-US 2+2 ministerial dialogue
Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar and Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed were declared individual terrorists by the government under a new anti-terror law.
On Wednesday, the United Nations declared Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist. The decision came after China lifted its technical hold on a proposal made by US, UK and France.
The difference this time around was the proposal initiated by France that had no other geopolitical motive except for curbing terrorism. This may have thrown China’s plan off balance.
India feels the prevailing mood in the international arena against Pakistan is an ideal opportunity to push the diplomatic envelope further.
The United Nations on Wednesday designated Pakistan-based Azhar as a "global terrorist" after China lifted its hold on a proposal by the US, the UK and France to blacklist him.
The Pakistan government directed officials to take actions 'as appropriate for the implementation of sanctions' against the JeM chief Masood Azhar.
Azhar is also banned from selling or purchasing arms and ammunition.
In a huge diplomatic victory for India, the UN Sanctions Committee on Wednesday designated Azhar as a global terrorist, after China lifted its hold on a proposal to ban him.
'The UN decision has proved that 'Modi hai to mumkin hai' (Modi makes it possible). The Congress could not do this,' UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath said.
The United Nations designated Azhar as a "global terrorist", after China lifted its hold on a proposal to blacklist him.
Reacting to the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief as a global terrorist, P Chidambaram said Masood Azhar was released in 1999 by a BJP government after the hijack of an Indian Airlines aircraft.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo welcomed the move and said that it is a victory for American diplomacy and the international community against terrorism.
For PM Modi and the BJP, the UNSC decision to designate Masood Azhar as a global terrorist is clearly a shot in the arm.
In a major diplomatic win for India, the United Nations designated Pakistan-based Azhar as a "global terrorist" after China lifted its hold on a proposal by the US, the UK and France to blacklist him.
A known fugitive, 50-year-old Azhar, who formed the JeM in 2000, was branded the brain behind various suicide strikes in India and known to have finetuned terror tactics which included survey of potential targets before carrying out the attack.
The United Nations designated Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist after China dropped its objections.
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