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‘Colossal success’ for India’s diplomatic efforts: UNSC blacklists LeT Dep. chief Abdul Makki as world terrorist

Lashkar-e-Taiba’s Abdul Rehman Makki has been blacklisted as a world terrorist by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

Makki, who is the deputy chief of the Pakistan-basically basically based mostly dread outfit, has been blacklisted below the UN’s ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee. This implies his title has been added to the checklist of folks and entities arena to assets freeze, race ban and palms embargo.

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UN in an announcement announced, “on 16 January 2023, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) pertaining to ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida, and associated folks, groups, undertakings and entities authorised the addition of the entry specified below to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List of folks and entities arena to the assets freeze, race ban and palms embargo build out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2610 (2021) and adopted below Chapter VII of the Structure of the United Nations.” 

As per the sanctions committee, the LeT deputy chief used to be interested by planning, raising funds, recruiting and radicalising formative years to unleash violence on India; particularly in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

This comes upright months after China blocked a June 2022 strive by India and the US to checklist Makki below the 1267 Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council. The two nations like already listed him as a terrorist below their respective domestic licensed pointers. 

Responding to the knowledge, Indian ragged Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti, below whose tenure India and the US had made the 2022 pitch, called the itemizing a “gigantic success”.

Talking to PTI, the ragged ambassador said, it used to be the “first terrorist itemizing proposal by India within the Security Council to be authorised and, extra, expressly pointing out terrorist assaults in Jammu and Kashmir emanating from Pakistan. India’s presence within the Council and as Chair of the Counter-terrorism Committee has significantly enhanced the key focal level on terrorism, including execrable-border terrorism.”

(With inputs from companies)


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