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UN report highlights Afghanistan-based TPP threat to Pakistan

UNITED NATIONS: BUT new United Nations report once again highlighted the threat posed to Pakistan by the Afghan-based Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a terrorist group which has held numerous deadly “cross-border” attacks and operations.

Report – 13th in in series — Monitoring of the UN Security Council team on Afghanistan says TTP remains concentrated on long-term campaign against pakistani state with its several thousand fighters in Afghanistan.

“TTP is the largest component of foreign terrorist fighters in Afghanistan, with their number is estimated at several thousand, according to a published report. on Friday.

“Perhaps TTP has brought the greatest benefit of all foreign extremist groups in Afghanistan from being taken over by the Taliban. He carried out numerous attacks and operations in Pakistan…”

“Presence of “several thousand” TTP fighters in Afghanistan, as they say in in latest The UN report understandably poses a serious and real threat from Pakistan’s perspective,” a European diplomat told APP. on condition of anonymity.

The previous UN Monitoring Group report focused on on in global the threat posed by al-Qaeda, Daesh and related groups, and one before it was also highlighted the rise in cross-border TTP attacks from Afghan territory as result of reunion of terrorist group in Afghanistan.

For its part, Pakistan shared a dossier with UN Security Council, containing proof of financial as well as material support provided by the Indian TTP intelligence agencies to carry out cross-border terrorist attacks against Pakistani military and civilian purposes.

TTP was also responsible for disgusting attack on Army Public School in Peshawar in which the over 150 children were killed.

Separately, I quote information provided by a “Member State”, the Monitoring Team report mentions the presence of defunct Lashkar-e Tayiba (LeT) and Jaish-e Mohammed (JeM) in Afghanistan, which was not in several previous reports.

However, since becoming a member of United Nations Security Council in January 2021, India has repeatedly criticized the UN Group of Observers. in public and also reportedly in closed meetings of UN for without specific references to these groups in reports the UN. February 14, 2022, during public meeting of Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC), which India currently chairs, his representative publicly criticized the UN Monitoring Group on the same issue, stating that the UN’s accountability mechanism “suffered from political bias”.

Although the link to LeT and JeM in in latest the report appears to be an attempt to respond to pressure and criticism from India, diplomatic observers say the Monitoring Group appears to have been in charge clear of having any evidence of presence of these non-existent groups in Afghanistan, attributing information to a certain member state.

At the same time the report also anonymously mentions another Member State, according to which “there is no evidence of presence of LeT and Jam in in region”.

According to diplomats, acquaintances with in work of UN Security Council sanctions committees, India’s efforts to advance its domestic political agenda in technical work of committees, including by putting pressure on members of The UN Observer Group is cause of anxiety for many members of the Council, including close allies of India.

Such politicized measures, according to these diplomats, undermine the credibility of of UN bodies, affecting their work and diverting attention from real terrorist threats faced through region.

Some analysts also say you are an indian tactics were part of wider strategy to deflect growing criticism directed at Indian atrocities and gross violations of human rights violations in Illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and update of Islamophobia in his political discourse.

India has repeatedly used the scarecrow of terrorism to divert attention from its internal persecution of Muslims and state terrorism in IIOJK, it was stated out.

India’s strong opposition to UN initiatives aimed at resolving issue of Islamophobia, as well as terrorist attacks committed out against Muslims and their places of worship on this foundation shows what’s the agenda of Racist terrorist organizations in India like RSS has gone foreign policy a priority for India, analysts say.

because of its domestic political environmentIndia tried to block the consensus in United Nations General Assembly on 7th review of The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy (GCTS), which called on member states to take appropriate measures to combat Islamophobia as well as terrorist attacks. on the foundation of Islamophobia and xenophobia.

Despite opposition from India, the UN Strategy was adopted by the UN General Assembly by consensus.

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