1589081717_un-headquarters UN Blacklists Pakistan Taliban Terror Group's Chief

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The Sanctions Committee mentioned that Mehsud was listed for collaborating within the financing, planning, facilitating, or Perpetrating of acts or actions by below the title of, on behalf of, or in assist of entities related to al-Qaida.

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Final Up to date: July 17, 2020, 8:34 AM IST

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terror group’s chief Noor Wali Mehsud has been designated as a worldwide terrorist by the UN for collaborating within the financing, planning and perpetrating acts on behalf of and in assist of entities related to al-Qaida.

The UN Safety Council’s 1267 ISIL and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee added Mehsud, 42, to the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Checklist on Thursday, subjecting the Pakistani nationwide to an belongings freeze, journey ban and arms embargo.

The Sanctions Committee mentioned that Mehsud was listed for collaborating within the financing, planning, facilitating, or perpetrating of acts or actions by, along with, below the title of, on behalf of, or in assist of entities related to al-Qaida.

In June 2018, Mehsud was named the chief of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, following the dying of former TTP chief Maulana Fazlullah.

The TTP was blacklisted by the UN on July 29, 2011 for its affiliation with al-Qaida.

Beneath Noor Wali’s management, TTP has claimed duty for quite a few lethal terrorist assaults throughout Pakistan, together with an assault focusing on Pakistani safety forces in North Waziristan in July 2019 and a bomb assault towards Pakistani troopers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in August 2019, the Sanctions Committee mentioned.

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The group had claimed duty for an tried bombing in Occasions Sq. on Might 1, 2010, and in April 2010 it had launched a multi-pronged assault towards the USA Consulate in Peshawar, killing no less than six Pakistanis and wounding 20 others, the Committee added.

The US State Division’s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) mentioned in a tweet that it welcomes the addition of Mehsud by the UN to the ISIL and Al Qaida sanctions listing.

TTP is accountable for many lethal terrorist assaults in Pakistan. The USA domestically designated Noor Wali as a terrorist in September 2019, it mentioned within the tweet.

Blacklisting by the Safety Council entails that every one states are required to freeze immediately the funds and different monetary belongings or financial sources of designated people and entities.

They’re additionally required to forestall the entry into or transit by means of their territories by the designated people and forestall the direct or oblique provide, sale and switch from their territories or by their nationals outdoors their territories, or utilizing their flag vessels or plane, of arms and associated materiel of all sorts, spare elements, and technical recommendation, help, or coaching associated to navy actions, to designated people and entities.