Contents tagged with Coalition

  • US did not invite Russia to the meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS

    The US State Department spokesperson, Mark Toner, stated that the meeting of the global coalition to counter ISIS, with representatives of 68 countries, will take place in Washington on the 22-23 of March. No one from Russia was invited to this meeting.

    “On March 22, State Secretary Rex Tillerson will receive the heads of foreign departments and high-ranking representatives of the states which are members in the global coalition to counter ISIS,” the State Department spokesperson noted during …

  • Erdogan: Turkey will not join coalition that includes Syrian government

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refuses to take part in a coalition of Syria, Iran, Iraq and Russia against the so-called Islamic State.

    President Erdogan made this known in an interview with Al Arabiya, which will be broadcast in full on December 27th. In response to the invitation to join the coalition, Erdogan told Russian President Vladimir Putin that he could not sit next to a president whose legitimacy is questionable. President Erdogan was referring to Syrian President Bashar al- …