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The UN SC Adopted a Resolution on Fighting Against the Financing of the IS

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution imposing sanctions against the extremist group "Islamic State" and prohibiting its financing, BBC reports.

The main purpose of the resolution is to block external financial flows, which are delivered to the fighters of the IS, including revenues from oil smuggling and sale of historical values.

The UN sanctions are introduced against persons or organizations cooperating with the "Islamic State" and provides freezing of assets, a ban on entry into the territory of the UN Member States and arms embargo.

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