* 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.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hosted foreign ministers at the State Department to discuss global efforts in combating ISIS.* The meeting was a gathering of 68 members who make up the Global Coalition, an international body created in 2014 committed to working together to reduce the threat of ISIS. In his opening remarks, he updated members on the progress in the fight against ISIS but stressed what he called the need for more allies to pull their weight. Following Secretary Tillerson’s remarks, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi addressed the meeting.
* 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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