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Development comes as Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale is on a 2-day trip to Beijing.
China dismissed reports that it was served an ultimatum by US, UK and France and given an April 23 deadline to lift its technical hold on designating Masood Azhar a global terrorist.
There are no credible reports to suggest that Masood Azhar owns any assets or travels to Europe. But experts say the ban could be part of diplomatic optics.
China was responding to the US circulating a draft resolution to the 15-nation UN Security Council to list Masood Azhar a global terrorist.
China's vote is crucial for the listing to go through but without a timeline, even that may take years.
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MEA spokesperson says Pakistan continues to be in denial, and has not shared details of credible action against terrorists or terror organisations.
Targeting China, US has moved a draft resolution at UNSC to blacklist Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar.
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