State Department Daily Briefing

John Kirby briefed reporters and answered their questions on a variety of foreign affairs topics . He spent most of the briefing responding… read more

John Kirby briefed reporters and answered their questions on a variety of foreign affairs topics . He spent most of the briefing responding to questions about comments made by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte before a group of Chinese and Philippines diplomats and business officials in Beijing that his nation would be pulling back on its alliance with the U.S. Mr. Kirby also responded to a number of questions on the U.S.-led efforts to drive ISIS8 from the Iraqi city of Mosul and the Syrian city of Aleppo.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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Program ID:
417227-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 20, 2016 | 1:27pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 2016 | 3:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Oct 20, 2016 | 1:27pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Oct 20, 2016 | 3:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1