U.S. State Department announces upcoming meeting of foreign ministers of International Coalition to combat ISIS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, the U.S. State Department indicated that the foreign ministers of the U.S.-led International Coalition to combat the Islamic State (ISIS) will meet on 28 June to discuss the efforts made in the campaign to achieve a lasting defeat of ISIS.

The statement indicated that U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will host, in cooperation with the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Luigi Di Maio, a meeting of foreign ministers of the U.S.-led International Coalition. The ministers will discuss ways to continue pressure on the remaining ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq and confront ISIS networks in other places, such as Africa.

The ministers will also assess priorities for the Coalition’s efforts to sustain stability, the issue of foreign fighters, and combating ISIS in terms of funding and propaganda.

The statement also stressed that the 83-member International Coalition is committed to defeat ISIS all over the world.