UN Security Council unanimously passes binding terror financing resolution

3/28/19

Terrorism

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The UN Security Council voted to impose sanctions on countries which finance terror groups. The issue of terror financing has been partially addressed before, but Thursday resolution is the first comprehensive measure of its kind. The Security Council unanimously passed a French resolution making terrorism financing a serious crime. The binding resolution, drafted under chapter 7 of the UN Charter, can be backed with sanctions for countries that do not comply.

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