South Asia and Beyond

India appraises UN 1267 & 1988 teams on terror threats

A team of experts from the UN Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team, which monitors the Islamic State, Al-Qaida and the Taliban, called on Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Deputy National Security Advisor Rajinder Khanna. They were briefed on India’s counter-terrorism priorities and concerns, particularly in the South Asia region. Discussions were also held on a range of related subjects, including organized crime and narco-trafficking as well as unconventional methods of terror financing.