It also reminds governments worldwide that they must “prevent terrorists from benefiting directly or indirectly from ransom payments for from political concessions” to secure the release of hostages.
That provision was directed at European governments which have found ways to circumvent the ban on paying ransoms to win the release of captive nationals.
The resolution builds on other measures adopted by the council to clamp down on ISIS revenue streams and combines them into a single effort to hit at jihadi financing.
Drafted under chapter seven of the UN charter, the resolution can be enforced through sanctions or use of force, even though it does not authorize military force.
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