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US designates JuD-backed MML as terrorist outfit

WASHINGTON: The US Department of State has amended the designation of outlawed Lashkar e-Taiba (LeT) to include Jamaatud Dawa's (JuD) political front Milli Muslim League (MML) as its affiliate.  A statement of the State Department said the MML and Tehreek-e- Azadi-e Kashmir (TAJK) have been added to LeT’s designations as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under Executive Order 13224. Ambassador Nathan…