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UN declares Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Noor Wali Mehsud as global terrorist

UN declares Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Noor Wali Mehsud as global terrorist

The UN Security Council’s 1267 ISIL and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee added Mehsud to the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List subjecting the Pakistani national to an assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo. In June 2018, Mehsud was named the leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), following the death of former TTP leader Maulana Fazlullah.

The TTP was blacklisted by the UN on July 29, 2011 for its association with al-Qaeda.