China yet again using the veto in UN on Masood Azhar.
Vikas Swarup Spokeperson External Affairs Ministry said we quote “We have been informed of this development and the matter has been taken up with the Chinese government,”
Government sources said, the U.S., supported by the U.K. and France, moved a proposal at the U.N.’s Sanctions Committee 1267 in the second-half of last month to proscribe Azhar. The proposal which was finalized after consultations between two countries, that JeM is a designated terror outfit and so the leaders can’t go scot free.
Sources said, China opposed the U.S. move by putting a hold on the proposal,” adding the Chinese action came just before the expiry of the ten day deadline for any proposal to be adopted or blocked or to be put on hold.
The American proposal came barely weeks after India’s efforts to get Azhar banned by the U.N. were blocked by China in December last.
China is trying to keep India busy in all as the counterpart gradually understood that India is the New Super power in future so avoiding direct interfere he uses Pakistan