New Delhi: France on Thursday said that it has decided to freeze the French assets of Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Masood Azhar, news agency ANI reported. Also Read - Jammu And Kashmir: 3 Jaish Terrorists Killed in Encounter in Kulgam, 3 Soldiers Injured
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Masood Azhar is the chief of Pakistan-based United Nations listed terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), the group that took responsibility for the February 14 Pulwama terror attack that killed more than 40 CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir: NIA Arrests 6th Accused, Key JeM Aide in 2019 Pulwama Attack
On March 14, China yet again blocked India’s bid to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist in United Nations Security Council (UNSC) 1267 list. China has single-handedly been blocking Azhar’s listing as a global terrorist at the UNSC committee for a decade now. In fact, China had hinted that it may block the move, stating that the solution that is acceptable to all sides is conducive to resolve the issue.