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UNSC blocks Pakistan’s efforts to designate 2 Indians as terrorists

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New York, Sep 03: The efforts by Pakistan to designate two Indians as terrorists have been blocked by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

UNSC blocks Pakistan’s efforts to designate 2 Indians as terrorists

Pakistan's attempts to politicise the 1,267 special procedure on terrorism by giving it a religious colour has been thwarted, Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, T S Tirumurti said.

Pakistan had initiated a move to list Pakistan's efforts to designate Angara Appaji and Gobinda Patnaik - as designated terror operatives under the UNSC's 1267 Committee for Counterterrorism Sanctions.

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"Pakistan's blatant attempt to politicize 1267 special procedure on terrorism by giving it a religious colour, has been thwarted by UN Security Council. We thank all those Council members who have blocked Pakistan's designs," Tirumurti said in a tweet.

The UNSC led by the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Belgium decided to block Pakistan's move after it failed to produce evidence.

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