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China draws ire of other UNSC members for saving Jaish chief Masood Azhar

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: Virtually calling China a terrorism supporter, the US indicated that members of the UN Security Council may need to consider “other actions” if Beijing continued to prevent the sanctions committee from designating Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist. A day after Beijing used its veto to stall the sanctions committee’s near-unanimous decision to designate Azhar a terrorist, a Security Council diplomat said China should not prevent the UN panel from doing the job the Council has entrusted it to do, and Beijing’s move to hold the listing was "inconsistent with its own stated goals of combating […]

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