New York: The UN security council has vowed to crack down trade with and payments of ransom to militant group ISIS. In this measure, sanctions will be imposed on any person or group involved in trading with IS or al-Qaeda.
IS have been paid ransom by some European Governments to release its captured citizens. According a report, the UN estimated that the terrorist organizations are earning upto$1.65 million from oil sales.
The UN is likely to put pressure on the Turkish Government as it is considered as a transit point for oil shipments.
The motion was passed by the Security Council with delegations from 35 countries supporting it. The motion will encourage states to disrupt the movement of oil Tankers carrying oil from ISIS controlled territories.