UN backs fight against IS in the wake of Paris attacks
Nov 21, Oslo: The United Nations Security Council has given a go ahead to a resolution to redouble action against Islamic State in the wake of deadiest attacks in Paris that killed 130 people.
Earlier, France had urged the UN through a draft to "take all necessary measures" in the fight against IS which has created terror across the world carrying out multiple attacks.
IS has also claimed the recent bombings in Lebanon, downing of Russian passenger plane in Egypt in October. The UN decisions comes at a time when the Belgian government warned the country of an "imminent threat."
The UN Security Council called on member states to "eradicate the safe haven" IS and other militant groups had established over parts of Iraq and Syria. The document also stresses that nations should "redouble and co-ordinate their efforts to prevent and suppress terrorist attacks"
The Oslo Times