US asks Pakistan to ensure "full prosecution" and "expeditious trial" of Hafiz Saeed
The US reaction came hours after an anti-terrorism court in Lahore indicted Saeed and three of his top aides Hafiz Abdul Salam bin Muhammad, Muhammad Ashraf and Zafar Iqbal on terror financing charges. "We welcome the indictment of Hafiz Saeed and his associates," Alice G Wells, the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, tweeted.
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In an interview , French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain also talked about the scourge of cross-border terrorism faced by India, and asserted that Pakistan must implement the action plan prescribed by global anti-terror watchdog FATF in containing the menace emanating from its soil.
FATF warns Pakistan of blacklisting if terror funding not controlled by Feb 20
The FATF has asked Pakistan to take stern action against fund flows to terrorists to be out of Grey List.
All eyes on China as Pakistan comes under FATF scrutiny
China holds the current FATF presidency and all eyes will be on Beijing, Pakistan's all-weather ally, after Xi and Modi focused on terror financing at the informal summit.
India calls for cooperation between FATF, UN to combat terror financing
India's comments come as Pakistan had requested the UN Security Council's anti-terror committee to allow Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed to withdraw money from his bank account for basic expenses.
India, US agree to further expand bilateral strategic cooperation at second 2+2 dialogue
Industrial Security Annex (ISA) and three agreements under the Defense Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) were signed.
Why has Pakistan indicted Hafiz Saeed, India's most wanted, now?
Saeed's indictment comes amidst growing pressure on Pakistan to rein-in terror groups and bring to justice terror group leaders. The indictment comes less than a week after Islamabad submitted a report to the FATF, which, in October, had kept the country on the Grey List, asking that it take more concrete steps to avoid being put on the Black List.
Why India's Pakistan policy needs a rethink
From Washington through European capitals to Moscow, Beijing and Tokyo, the world is taking a more relaxed view of Pakistan. At the same time, the view about India is taking a beating. Apart from major powers and the developed economies, almost all of India’s neighbours are also willing to carry on business as usual with Pakistan. Why?
Pakistan must prosecute top LeT operatives along with its leader Hafiz Saeed: US
Alice Wells, head of the US state department's South and Central Asian bureau, also welcomed the arrest of the top four leaders of Lashkar-e-Taiba /Jamaat-ud-Dawah in Pakistan.
Pakistan submits compliance report to FATF
This round is not directly linked to Pakistan's performance on its commitments with the FATF on money laundering and terror-financing, but its assessment report can indirectly impact the country's position to move out of the grey list.
Sebi informs market stakeholders about FATF's sanctions against North Korea, Iran
The development comes following a global caution notice from the FATF.
India and Japan ask Pakistan to take concrete action against terror infrastructure
The two countries specifically called upon Islamabad to "fully comply" with its international commitments to deal with terrorism including the steps prescribed by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global anti-terror watchdog.
FATF to review Pakistan's performance on global commitments to fight terror in June in China
Currently placed on the FATF's 'grey list', Pakistan has been scrambling in recent months to avoid being added to a list of countries deemed non-compliant with anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations, a measure that officials here fear could hurt its economy, which is already under severe strain.
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