NATO Secretary General participates in meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS

  • 14 Nov. 2019 -
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  • Last updated: 14 Nov. 2019 17:29

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS in Washington, D.C. on Thursday (14 November 2019).

Chaired by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the meeting was convened to address the Coalition's next steps following the death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi, as well as recent developments in northeast Syria. Mr. Stoltenberg stressed that all Allies agree on the need to safeguard the gains made by the Coalition, and support UN-led efforts to achieve a sustainable political solution in Syria. He further pointed to NATO's training missions in Iraq and Afghanistan as important contributions in the fight against international terrorism.

Read the Secretary General's remarks here