France moves proposal at UN Security Council

France to move proposal at UN Security Council

Question;Consider the following statements:
1) France has decided to move a resolution at the UNSC to designate Pakistan – based Maulana Masood Azhar as a global terrorist
2) This decision has been taken on the wake of Pulwama attack
3) This will be the second time France will be party to such a proposal at the UN
On the basis of the above given facts which of the following alternative/s are true:
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Only 3
(d) All 1,2,3
Answer: (d)
Related facts:

  • The US, the UK and France have moved a fresh proposal in the UN Security Council to designate Pakistan-based terror group JeM Chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, a listing that will subject him to global travel ban, asset freeze and arms embargo.
  • The fresh proposal was moved Wednesday (27th February). The Security Council Sanctions Committee will have 10 working days to consider the fresh proposal submitted by the three members.
  • This decision has been taken on the wake of Pulwama attack on 14th Feb. 2019 at CRPF battalion.
  • This will be the second time France will be party to such a proposal at the UN’s sanctions committee 1267.
  • Earlier it was blocked by China. After the Pulwama attack, China has reiterated its earlier position.

Links:
http://newsonair.com/News?title=US%2C-UK-and-France-moved-fresh-proposal-in-UNSC-to-designate-Masood-Azhar-as-global-terrorist&id=360368
http://newsonair.com/News?title=US%2C-UK-and-France-moved-fresh-proposal-in-UNSC-to-designate-Masood-Azhar-as-global-terrorist&id=360368
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/us-uk-and-france-move-unsc-proposal-to-ban-masood-azhar/articleshow/68210871.cms

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