UN, November 19. /Corr. Oleg Zelenin/. Russia introduced on Wednesday for the consideration of the UN Security Council renewed the draft resolution on coordination of efforts in the fight against terrorist organizations, primarily with the “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). This was stated by the permanent representative of the Russian Federation at the world organization Vitaly Churkin, responding to a question Corr..
“This is an updated draft resolution,” the diplomat said, noting that the document emphasizes “the need for joint efforts” to combat ISIS, and also on finding and bringing to justice those who commit terrorist acts. Russia’s permanent representative also pointed out that the Russian draft resolution “clearly defined the concept of self-defense and article 51” of the UN Charter.
Churkin confirmed that the document remained a point about the need of coordination with country authorities on whose territory military operations are conducted.
Russian draft UN security Council resolution on combating terrorism provides for the coordination of efforts with Damascus and work together to apprehend the perpetrators of the terrorist attacks, said Churkin.
“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).