UN To Approve Sanctions Against Countries Financing Or Supporting IS Jihadist Group

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UN likely to approve sanctions on countries financing the IS jihadist group in Iraq and Syria.

UNO to approve sanctions against countries supporting the IS
UNO to approve sanctions against countries supporting the IS

A UN Security Council meeting today is likely to approve a resolution threatening sanctions against “any country which finances or supports IS.”

Prior to this, the UN has already declared the situation in Iraq a “level three emergency”, its highest level of humanitarian crisis. According to the UN, over a million Iraqis remain displaced from their homes.