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Russia leads U.N. initiative to target Islamic State financing

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Russia is leading a U.N.
Security Council initiative to ratchet up pressure on countries
to cut off the cash flow to Islamic State militants, Russia and
council diplomats said on Wednesday.

The announcement comes after the 15-nation Security Council
condemned Islamic State’s burning alive of a captive Jordanian
pilot.

Feb 4, 2015
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      "I am Reuters' United Nations bureau chief based in New York. My previous postings were in Berlin, Vienna, Hong Kong and Prague. I have reported from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the United States."
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