The permanent representative of Pakistan to the United Nations has shared evidence with the UN Security Council of India’s terror-financing activities especially against Pakistan. The evidence supports Pakistan’s claim that India finances Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Jamaat ul Ahrar (JuA) – both organizations are recognized as Terror organizations by the UN. On these bases, Pakistan has called the UNSC Sanctions Committee to take serious action.
Recent UNSC Report
The call for action comes after a report published last week by the UN Security Council’s Sanctions Monitoring Team has vindicated Pakistan’s efforts against terror groups in the region. According to the Foreign Ministry based on this report, US-led forces and the Afghan government need to increase their efforts to counter groups like TTP and JuA. Since the Pakistan Military’s security operations in 2014, violence had dropped significantly. More recently, there has been a reported spike in targeted attacks in the North Waziristan region. In his recent tweets, Ambassador Munir Akram referenced this report and said that Pakistan continues to remain a victim of terrorism and India is financing and sponsoring much of these activities.
India’s role in the Peace Process in Afghanistan
Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN claims that India’s statement is evidence of its involvement in the financing of the TTP and JuA. He also added that India’s role in the Afghan peace process is that of a spoiler, where it wants to extend the Afghan Conflict, and hence the UNSC Sanctions Committee must stop India from hindering the Afghan Peace process.