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UN assures to take up ​Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi’s release issue


  • UNSC questioned Pakistan’s “sincerity” in the matter of a terrorist’s release.
  • In this regard, UN Security Council assured that it will take up the issue of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi’s release at its next meeting.
  • India  conveyed to Pakistan its unhappiness at the way the case was being handled and said they were not providing proper information to their court.

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  • India’s Ambassador to the UN Asoke Mukerji wrote a letter to the Chair of the UNSC Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee Ambassador Jim McLay expressing concern over Lakhvi’s release and said it violates the provisions of the committee concerning al-Qaeda and associated individuals and entities.
  • The assurance by the UNSC to take up the matter came after this letter.

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