India seeks IS-like focus from UNSC on Pak-based terrorists

Participating in a UNSC discussion on linkages between organised crime and international terrorism, Indian Permanent Representative to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin, called for the world body to start collaborating its counter-terrorism efforts with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), saying the Paris-based watchdog has been “playing a significant role in setting global standards for preventing and combating money laundering and terrorist financing”.

India has felt frustrated by the lack of on-going and committed collective action to degrade these sub-continental terrorists and entities as was undertaken by the UNSC to tackle Islamic State. The UNSC did not stop after simply proscribing the outfit.

“They worked together to shut off IS’s main source of revenue, smuggling of crude oil (it drew from production facilities it had captured in Syria and Iraq), Read More

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