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Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty: UN Extends Sanctions Against Former Tajik Commander Who Joined Islamic State

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The UN Security Council has extended sanctions against Colonel Gulmurod Halimov, a former commander of the Tajik Interior Ministry’s Special Forces, known as OMON, who joined the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria in May 2015 and who has been reported killed several times in recent years.

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