China blocks ban on Maulana Azhar proposed by US
China has once again blocked an attempt to have Masood Azhar, the chief of the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group, blacklisted by the United Nations. This time the proposal was moved by the US, UK, France.
The Indian government will once again raise this issue with the Chinese government, sources informed.
China has last year used a technical hold to block the ban proposed by India. This time however China blocked the proposal by the US, UK and France. All three nations had expressed displeasure over China's attitude while ststing that Azhar was a dangerous terrorist.
Azhar is wanted in India for various incidents of terrorism. He is an accused in the Parliament and Pathankot attacks.