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Russia: All Nations Should Recognize Islamic State As Terrorists

Ann Novek( Luure)--With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors

All nations should recognize Islamic State as terrorists – Russia

Published time: December 30, 2014 14:06
Edited time: January 01, 2015 11:29
Islamic State militants in Syria (Reuters/Stringer photo)

Islamic State militants in Syria (Reuters/Stringer photo)

Universal recognition of Islamic State and the Al-Nusra Front as terrorists will be a key step backed up by resolutions of the UN Security Council, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Russia itself has recently listed the Islamic State (also known as ISIL, or ISIS) and the Al-Nusra Front as terrorists, outlawing membership or any support for these organizations under threat of criminal prosecution.

In its statement, released Tuesday, the Foreign Ministry noted that Russia’s steps were fully in line with the UN Security Council’s resolutions 2170 and 2178 on threats to international peace and security created by…

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