'In 2009, India was alone, while in 2019 it has worldwide support': Sushma Swaraj on Masood Azhar ban issue

'In 2009, India was alone, while in 2019 it has worldwide support': Sushma Swaraj on Masood Azhar ban issue

NEW DELHI: External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said the leaders who term China's blocking of banning JeM chief Masood Azhar at the UN a "diplomatic failure" must see that India was alone when the move was first made in 2009 under the UPA rule, while it has worldwide support in 2019. Her remarks came a day after Congress president Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minster Narendra Modi over China's blocking of the UN resolution to designate Azhar a global terrorist, alleging that the PM was "weak" and "scared" of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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