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Secretary and Carter host Global Coalition to Counter meeting on July 21.

Ministerial Meeting of the Expanded Small Group of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL

Media Note

Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 19, 2016

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will host foreign and defense ministers of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL in Washington D.C., on July 21, 2016, for the first joint ministerial of the Counter ISIL Coalition.

More than 40 members of the Coalition will assemble to review the campaign to date, and strategize how to further accelerate ISIL’s demise.

It will include a detailed discussion of priorities for the Coalition’s multiple lines of effort, including its working groups on political-military coordination, combatting foreign terrorist fighters, counterterrorist financing, counter-messaging, and stabilization of liberated areas, to increase the momentum of the campaign.

With the recent liberation of Fallujah and other parts of Anbar Province in Iraq, as well as the advances around Manbij in Syria, this is a key moment to continue to set core ISIL on a lasting, and irreversible, path to defeat.

The Coalition’s Small Group regularly meets to synchronize and enhance combined efforts to counter ISIL. The last meeting of Coalition foreign ministers took place in Rome, Italy, on February 2, 2016, and the last meeting of defense ministers took place in Brussels, Belgium, on February 11, 2016.

Iraqi official seeks more aid ahead of Mosul offensive



There is still Though no date for the long-awaited Government offensive to Retake the Mosul , Iraq ‘s foreign Minister by said Tuesday That a third round of international Assistance is urgently needed The to help Iraq Liberate its people from the Islamic ( Azan ) Software’s grip.

Addition to opening with In borders for Iraqi Refugees and military Providing Assistance, the international community must helpIraq stabilize the ground it wins back from the Islamic ( Azan ) Software, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari by said During a Washington visit.

“We ‘re need to Achieve victory in the Mosul , but we ‘ve shouldnt the prepare for the post-liberation Nera. Not only is this a national but an international Responsibility Responsibility to cut the range of time, start the third term of this campaign, and Consider how to Reconstruct the city, ” Mr. Jaafari-al by said.


Dozens of defense and foreign ministers will meet in Washington on Wednesday for a pledging conference, where 24 countries are expected to make financial commitments focused on humanitarian assistance, mine removal and stabilization programs.The Obama administration expects to raise at least $ 2 billion from governments around the world, according to the State Department.

United of Nations is The Preparing to make its Largest Humanitarian relief operation of the year to Provide shelter, sanitation, food and water for three to 12 months after the Mosul , Iraq ‘s second Largest city, is Liberated.

U..S. Analysts : private military and say Islamic ( Azan ) Software has over half the land it controlled in Iraq in recent months – Including Fallujah, Which was Recaptured last month. Now, Government forces have in Focused on the Mosul , a city controlled by vBulletin® the Islamic ( Azan ) Software for almost three years.

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Week Last, Iraqi Troops backed by vBulletin® US-led Airstrikes Recaptured the Qayara air base by just 40 miles south of theMosul . The base will be used as a staging ground for future operations.

That Recapturing know Leaders the Mosul will be a huge challenge The challenge, and That Stabilizing the northern city Afterward will not be easy, Either.

Mosul is home to a mixture of Sunni Arabs, Kurds, Turkmen and others. Mr. Jaafari-al by said the Iraqi Government will workTel hard to Ensure these differences do not breed more Turmoil in the city.

But before that, the government must reconstruct the city and bring back the 3.3 million Iraqis who have been displaced since the Islamic State began expanding its territory in the nation, according to the State Department.

“We can not ask the people to come back to their city while there are no hospitals or public schools for them. Basic services are On these That must be Provided, ” Mr. Jaafari-al by said.

Minister’s foreign The US visit comes less than a week after a Terrorist attack in Nice, France Killed 84 Civilians on Bastille Day, and two weeks after Terrorists Killed 36 people in the Istanbul airport. Mr. Jaafari-al by said conquering the ( Azan ) Software Islamic bastion in the Mosul will be a “global victory.”

Iraq is not only defending Itself, but defending the whole world,” he by said. “And the whole world shouldnt feel View a reputation beyond repute and by happy for the success Iraq has Had.”


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