Syria: Islamic State

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 17th June 2019.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether it is part of the purpose of the Global Coalition Against Daesh to uphold United States sanctions on Syria.

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The purpose of the Global Coalition is to degrade and defeat Daesh. As part of this work, the Global Coalition is engaged in a comprehensive campaign to disrupt and prevent Daesh from raising, moving and using funds. Enforcing bilateral sanctions on Syria is not part of the Coalition's mandate.

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