Reiterating its stand on JeM chief Masood Azhar, China said that it believes in UN committee which does the listing after working on true facts.Ahead of China’s president Xi Jinping’s visit to India to attend BRICS summit in Goa, the country’s spokesperson said,”I have stated China’s position. I would like to reiterate that the UN committee dealing with the listing does it according to provisions of the UN charter.” India has sent an application to the concerned authority to designated as a terrorist following the Pathankot terrorist attack.
The minister added that by putting on hold on decision to ban Azhar, China shows the responsible and professional attitude.Geng, at a briefing, said China maintains that 1267 Committee of the UN designated to ban terrorist outfits.
“All parties are divided in listing of the relevant people. And this is why China has put on hold banning Azhar. This will also give enough time to make the listing decision and shows the responsible and professional attitude of the Chinese side,” he said.