Masood Azhar designated as a global terrorist, a big move to fight terrorism.
Masood Azhar being declared a global terrorist has garnered many reactions. People from all over the world have welcomed the move. PM Narendra Modi said, “This is just a beginning, wait and watch what happens in coming future”. Prime Minister while addressing a rally in Jaipur said: “This is a big win for the 130 crore people of the country and this is how New India looks like”.
Modi attacked Rahul for mocking him earlier!
Prime Minister also attacked Rahul Gandhi for earlier mocking him for China blocking India’s demand for banning Jaish-e-Mohammed (Jem) chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist. He said, “Overall the power which India has gained in the world is collective robustness of the people of the country”.
China which had blocked moves to blacklist Masood Azhar four times finally lifted its blockade after 10 years. Officials from China said, “Found no objection after a thorough study of revised materials”. Pulwama attack is the recent attack this group has conducted which killed as many as 44 CRPF soldiers.
A White House official said “I think China has now understood that it was very important that its actions meet its rhetoric on the international stage on terrorism.” reported the PTI on the condition put by the White House official for anonymity.
US Secretary: This is a win for American diplomacy
The US Secretary of State said, the dangerous Masood Azhar being designated as the global terrorist is a win for American diplomacy. He posted a tweet on Twitter “Congrats to our team @USUN for their work in negotiating JEM’s Masood Azhar’s #UN designation as a terrorist. This long-awaited action is a victory for American diplomacy and the international community against terrorism, and an important step towards peace in South Asia”.
Congrats to our team @USUN for their work in negotiating JEM's Masood Azhar's #UN designation as a terrorist. This long-awaited action is a victory for American diplomacy and the international community against terrorism, and an important step towards peace in South Asia.
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) May 2, 2019
On Wednesday, Us officials were heard saying that “ Masood Azhar designated as a global terrorist demonstrates the international community on de-rooting the terrorism from Pakistan”.