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UN Security Council strongly condemns 'heinous and cowardly' Pulwama attack by JeM

Updated : February 22, 2019 05:18 PM IST

The UNSC, which includes China as a veto-wielding permanent member that in the past has blocked India's bids in the Security Council Sanctions Committee to designate Azhar as a global terrorist.
Significantly, the press statement, issued by the most powerful UN body, names the Pakistan-based terror group headed by Masood Azhar.
On Wednesday, Guterres again reiterated his strong condemnation of the Pulwama attack, stressing that it is essential there be accountability under international law and perpetrators of terrorist acts be brought swiftly to justice.

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