Turkish soldiers patrol a road near Hacipasa, Hatay, Turkey. At the peak of Turkey’s oil smuggling boom, the main transit point was a dusty hamlet called Hacipasa on the Orontes River that marks the border with Syria, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Hacipasa has been a smuggling haven for decades, authorities and residents say. The fuel had come from oil wells in Iraq or Syria controlled by militants, including the Islamic State group, and was sold to middle men who smuggled it across the Turkish-Syrian border.

Secret Norwegian Government Report Confirms Turkey Helping ISIS Sell Its Oil

“The resolution gives us more flexibility to go after those who are helping ISIS, whether to move funds, to store funds or to earn funds.”

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