India stated in the UN Security Council that the Islamic State is not just a regional terrorist organization but a global gang, with affiliated organizations operating around the world.
R Ravinder, India’s Deputy Permanent Representative-Political Coordinator at the United Nations said That the credibility of the global fight against this crisis can be strengthened only by determining the accountability of terrorist acts and taking stern action against countries that support terrorism.
“The Islamic State (ISIL) in Iraq and the Levant have committed inhuman atrocities on people,” he said at a meeting of the Security Council organized on an investigation team set up to determine the accountability of Da’esh / ISIL (UNITAD) crimes. 39 Indian nationals have also fallen victim to the horrific crimes of ISIL. ”
Explain that ISIL, also called ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), is a violent-minded jihadist group that calls itself the Khalifa and claims religious authority over all Muslims.
Ravinder said that ISIL carried out acts such as genocide, atrocities, rapes, slavery and kidnapping in the areas under its control in Iraq and Syria. They said, Therefore, the Islamic State cannot be seen as just a regional terrorist organization. It is a global gang which has terrorist organizations all over the world including our neighborhood. ”
Ravinder emphasized that India believes, “The credibility of our joint fight against terrorism can only be strengthened by fixing accountability for the horrific and inhuman acts perpetrated by terrorists and taking strict action against those countries.” , Who are promoting them. ”
At the same time, Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the head and special advisor of the United Nations Investigation Team, which determines the accountability of the crimes committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, told the council that on the basis of its independent criminal investigation, UNITAD had ISIL There is ‘clear and strong evidence’ against Yazidi committing genocide as a religious group.
Ravinder said that ISIL-affiliated terrorists and terrorist organizations have committed horrific crimes against humanity. He said that determining the accountability of the crimes committed by ISIL is also important for achieving long-term peace in Iraq.