Abu Dhabi – Sky News Arabia
It announced the US Department of Defense, Tuesday, the US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and senior officials from other countries in the coalition, which is fighting Daash will meet near Washington, DC, on July 20 to discuss the military campaign against the organization. The ministry said in a statement that it has been invited to four and thirty countries, in addition to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to participate in the second meeting of its kind of defense ministers of the countries that contribute troops or bases in the alliance.
The Pentagon said that the meeting be held at a military base in Maryland, it comes at an important time in fighting militants after a visit by Carter to Baghdad, where he announced an increase in support to help accelerate the campaign.
Carter was announced in Baghdad that the United States would send an additional 560 soldiers to Iraq to help in the fight against the terrorist organization Daash.