New Delhi: Questions were raised in Lok Sabha on Wednesday regarding China’s veto against India’s demand of banning Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar. An answer was sought from the Ministry of External Affairs on whether India has lodged its protest with China the country vetoed India’s move in the UN for banning of JeT chief.
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that the matter was taken up with China during the meeting with Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi. China has often repeated its concern on spread of terrorism and has the desire to cooperate with India.
Further adding they said that UN strategy council resolution 1267 regime is an important building block of the UN Global Counter Terrorism strategy that should protect all citizens of the state from terror groups.
The reply also added that the Indian government was constantly in touch with the Chinese authorities over the issue.
First Published | 27 April 2016 4:33 PM