UN Security Council adopts resolution to choke off IS financing

The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at choking off earnings from oil smuggling, antiquities trafficking and ransom payments to the Islamic State group.

United Nations: The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at choking off earnings from oil smuggling, antiquities trafficking and ransom payments to the Islamic State group.

The resolution was co-sponsored by more than 35 countries in a show of international resolve to confront the threat posed by the jihadists who overran parts of Syria and Iraq nearly a year ago.

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