Obama to Host Anti-IS Session with World Leaders Next Week

U.S. President Barack Obama (Photo : Anadolu Agency)
U.S. President Barack Obama (Anadolu Agency)

Washington, 16 Jumadil Akhir 1437/26 March 2016 (MINA) – US President Barack Obama will host a special session with world leaders next week to discuss strategies against the so-called Islamic State (IS) group, it was reported on Friday.

The session will take place on the sidelines of the 4th Nuclear Security Summit being held in Washington, DC from March 31 to April 1, Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) quoted the Washington Post as reporting.

It is expected to tackle the issue of foreign fighters, as well as ways to prevent IS from obtaining chemical or biological weapons.

More than 50 nations are sending delegations to the summit, which focuses on non-proliferation and securing the world’s current stockpiles of nuclear weapons.

Among the Arab nations being represented are Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia. (T/R07/R01)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)