UN and EU add Taliban group to ISIL and Al-Qaida list

The UN has added the Tariq Gidar Group, a splinter group of Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions list. As a result, the group is subject to an asset freeze, travel ban and arms embargo under Security Resolution 2368 (2017). See UN Press Release.

On 27 March, the EU  implemented this listing, see Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/507.

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Maya Lester QC

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