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On 22 August 2016, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) enacted the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entry below on its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 2 of Security Council resolution 2253 (2015) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations:


The city of Aleppo risked a humanitarian catastrophe unparalleled in the more than five years of carnage seen during the Syrian conflict, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council today, stressing the need for a 48-hour pause in fighting by all sides in order for aid to reach millions of civilians in dire need.