Special summit on fight against Islamic State to be held in November

Washington (dpa) - Ministers of a broad international coalition against Islamic State will meet on November 14 for strategy discussions on the continued fight against the Sunni extremists, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.

The "extraordinary" ministerial meeting of the global coalition to defeat Islamic State will be hosted by Pompeo in Washington, the State Department says in a statement.
"The D-ISIS Coalition remains vitally important to our efforts and our commitment, as a Coalition, to this effort remains unwavering," the statement reads.
"Ministers will meet for strategy discussions on the continued fight against ISIS in the post-liberation era and following the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, with a particular focus on recent developments in northeast Syria and their relationship to stability and security of the region."

Tuesday, October 29th 2019

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