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MOSCOW, February 24. /TASS/. Actions of the Islamic State terror group are crimes against humanity, an Iraqi diplomat told a group discussing Middle East regional affairs and global threats in Moscow's capital on Tuesday.
"It is active in Iraq but cannot be considered a solely Iraqi phenomenon - more resulting from a global culture vacuum," said Ambassador Ismieal Shafiq Muhsin.
"Islamic State forces have been put on ideological blinkers, capable of wanton murder, hacking modern technological systems, committing horrific crimes akin to crimes against humanity, execution, torture, hostage-taking and destruction of religious monuments.
"Iraq will to continue fighting terrorists to eradicate the threat on its territory," the envoy added, noting Russia having launched the United Nations Security Council resolution banning oil and oil product trading involving the terror group.
"We call upon all confessions and nations to join efforts in fighting terrorism, which has nothing to do with religion. We stress the need for humanity to consolidate in the face of the threat," he said.