China had resisted moves to sanction Masood Azhar, head of Jaish e-Mohammed, for a decade. Photo: Reuters

Why China dropped its opposition to UN blacklisting of Pakistan-based terror chief Masood Azhar

  • India claimed decision to stop blocking sanctions on Jaish e-Mohammed leader as victory, but revised wording on listing also took into account Pakistani concerns
  • Beijing’s shift followed serious attack in Kashmir in February and comes amid growing concerns that China would be isolated over issue
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China had resisted moves to sanction Masood Azhar, head of Jaish e-Mohammed, for a decade. Photo: Reuters
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