UN Security Council looks to put funding squeeze on ISIS

February 10, 2015 8:51 PM

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The U.N. Security Council is likely to consider a resolution this week that looks to halt funding for the Islamic State terror group and Al Qaeda-affiliated organizations.

The resolution, first drafted by Russia and distributed to the 15 council member nations last week, demands that countries not purchase oil from Islamic State, also known as ISIS, or ISIL, stop paying ransoms and not allow antiquities stolen by the terrorists to cross borders.

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