India slams Pakistan for trying to politicize UNSC 1267 resolution
Islamabad has been trying to get Indians listed in this resolution after the United Nations listed Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist
India has slammed Pakistan for trying to politicize the 1267 resolution by giving it a religious colour. Pakistan had tried to list two Indians, Angara Appaji and Gobinda Patnaik Duggivalasa, as designated terror operatives under the UNSC’s 1267 Committee for Counterterrorism Sanctions.
However, the United Kingdom, USA, France and Germany blocked Pakistan’s bid as it failed to provide evidence, says Times Now. The same countries had blocked Pakistan from taking a similar move, of listing Ajoy Mistry and Venu Madhav Dongara, earlier this year. India has thanked these countries for blocking Pakistan’s bid.
Pakistan alleged that Angara, who was working as a software developer in a Kabul-based bank, carried out a terrorist attack, with Jamat-ul-Ahrar, on Mall Road in Lahore in February of 2017. The report said that he has also been accused of the 2014 attack on the Army School in Peshawar. And Duggivalasa is accused of carrying out a terror attack on a Pakistani politician - Siraj Raisani in Balochistan in 2018.
Islamabad has been trying to get Indians listed in this resolution after the United Nations listed Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist.