By Ioanna Kantartzi

The Second Resolution Paper from Security Council , sponsored by the United States of America, United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia  has been  completed. Reuters is the First News Agency which publishes the committee’s decisions. 

 “Recalling its Resolutions 2170 (2014) and 2178 (2014) dealing with threats caused to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts,

Alarmed by the development of sectarian extremism around the world and particularly in the Middle East,

Realizing that terrorism is one of the greatest threats to global peace and security,

Noting with grave concern that territory in parts of Iraq has fallen under the rule of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL),

Emphasizing that the United Nation recognizes ISIL as a terrorist organization,

Having considered that ISIL has committed the gravest of human rights violations actions that constitute nothing less than war crimes and especially those committed against civilians,

Noting further that all those who have committed or are responsible for violations of international humanitarian law and the basic human rights must be held accountable,

Convinced that terrorism must not and cannot be associated with any religion or nation,

Reaffirming the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Iraq,

Underlining the responsibility of all Member States to protect civilians in all conict zones regardless of nationality, race or religion in accordance with their obligations under international law,

Recalling that the Iraqi government formally requested the support of the international community, calling for all nations to assist it in its ght against the cancer of terrorism,

Acting with accordance to Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter,

1. Supports the training and equipping of the Iraqi military as well as the Kurdish Peshmerga Forces by all Member States to combat the ISIL terrorist organization inside the borders of Iraq,

A. noting that the training and equipment of factions within Iraq not directly under the

Command of the Iraqi government including but not limited to Kurdish forces must happen through and in full coordination with the Iraqi government,

B. recognizing that no harm shall come to the territorial integrity of the Republic of Iraq in the process or following the implementation of these policies;

2. Authorises Member States to use all means of conventional warfare permitted under international law to combat the threat posed by the ISIL terrorist organization within the internationally recognized borders of the Republic of Iraq,

A. keeping in mind that the presence of foreign combat troops would be a breach of the  sovereignty of the Republic of Iraq and that the express request of the Iraqi government is required for any countries to send troops in an advisory capacity,

B. further emphasizing that the military actions taken by the international community inside the territory of the Republic of Iraq must be coordinated with the Iraqi government or branches of its military establishment,

C. stressing in the strongest terms that all nations wishing to partake in the combat efforts of the international community on the territory of the Republic of Iraq must rst be granted permission to do so by the Iraqi government;

3. Calls upon member states of the Arab League to join the international effort to combat ISIL outlined in Operative Clause 3,

A. adding that the conditions and restrictions outlined in Operative Clause 3 apply to these nations in the same way,

B. recommending that these countries, on top of their commitments outlined in Operative  

Clause 3 also open their military air bases allowing the forces of other nations partaking in military action coordinated with the Iraqi government on the territory of the Republic of Iraq to launch from as well as land and refuel at these bases,

C. calling the attention of these nations to the fact that as regional powers they possess the most capability to combat ISIL on an ideological level and hence should take not only military action but also venture to ght ISIL through their existing religious institutions by condemning the ideology of this terrorist threat and especially by educating their younger citizens in the moderate ways of Islam;

4. Establishes as a long term goal, of all Member States that partake in the ght of the

international community aiding the government of the Iraqi Republic in combating ISIL, the re-creation, protection and enforcement of Iraq’s internationally recognized borders especially those currently contested by militants in the west of the country in order to prevent the further  inux of foreign terrorist ghters and material aid to the ISIL terrorist organization.”