Reviewing the list of terrorists US has retained Pakistan-run Lashkar-e-Taiba

After reviewing the list of terrorists, the US has retained Pakistan-run Lashkar-e-Taiba and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LJ) along with ISIL-Sinai Peninsula (ISIL-SP) and other organizations.

A few days before the transfer of power, the US State Department said that it had revised the list of declared terrorists to include organizations associated with LJ and ISIL-SP. The Ministry of External Affairs reviewed the list of international terrorist organizations.

After review, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs approved LJ, ISIL-SP, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish Rizal al-Tariq al Naqbandi, Jamaatul Ansarul Muslemaniya Biladis-Sudan (Ansaru), Al-Nusrat Front, Continuation Irish Republican Army is. And the National Liberation Army has been retained in this list.

In a Federal Register notification issued on the 14th of this month, Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo said that based on a review of administrative documents … I have come to the conclusion that in the circumstances in which international terrorist organizations have been declared, It was not so. Changes that they should be removed from sanctions, and US national security does not allow those organizations to be excluded from the sanctions.

It is noteworthy that Lashkar-e-Taiba carried out the attack on Mumbai in the year 2008 and since 2001 has been declared by the US as an international terrorist organization. The Foreign Ministry previously reported that since Lashkar-e-Taiba was declared an international terrorist organization, it has been continuously changing its name and working as a mask organization to evade sanctions.

Reviewing the list of terrorists US has retained Pakistan-run Lashkar-e-Taiba
Reviewing the list of terrorists US has retained Pakistan-run Lashkar-e-Taiba

The US Department of Revenue reported this month that the United States halted Lashkar-e-Taiba’s aid of $ 3,42,000 in 2019 as part of a campaign to block financing of international terrorist organizations.