MOSCOW, December 18. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin discussed with the permanent members of the security Council of the Russian Federation the issue of combating the financing of terrorism, reported the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
The UN security Council ordered countries to stop funding ISIS and other terrorist groups
“In light of the adoption by the UN Security Council relevant resolution, the meeting discussed the suppression of the financing of terrorism”, – he said.
Earlier, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a comprehensive resolution requiring countries to stop financing and providing any other support to a terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia), the network “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia) and “associated persons, groups, enterprises and organizations”.
“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).
The Islamic state in Iraq and Syria
The territory under the control of militants, foreign mercenaries in the ranks of the terrorist group and the largest terrorist attacks of the IG – infographic