Pulwama, Balakot changed China’s stand on Azhar: BJP

New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday said that the designation of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) was “a big victory” for India and its diplomacy.

Addressing a press conference at the BJP central party office here, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s zero-tolerance policy on terror had borne fruit.

Jaitley said that change in China’s attitude was a result of “recent developments including Pulwama attack” and the air strikes conducted by India on terror camps in Balakot, Pakistan.

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The JeM had claimed responsibility for the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF troopers were killed.


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