United Nations. Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said that Pakistan-based terrorist groups Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba are entities banned by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), which need to be dealt with and condemned in the strongest terms. Addressing the media at the UN Security Council building here on Monday, Shringla underlined that the resolution on Afghanistan, headed by India, referred to individuals and entities nominated by the Security Council. Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed as well as the Haqqani network are terrorist organizations banned under UNSC resolution 1267 (1999).
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Shringla said, “Today’s UN Security Council resolution … is a very important and timely announcement passed under the chairmanship of India. I want to highlight the fact that the resolution makes it clear that Afghan territory should not be used to threaten or attack any other country. It also specifically underscores the importance of combating terrorism. It also refers to individuals and entities that have been banned under Security Council Resolution 1267. He said, Lashkar and Jaish are terrorist organizations banned by the United Nations Security Council, which need to be dealt with and strongly condemned.