Barack Obama holds National sk© Security SAVER SALE Council meeting on ISIS

Highlights1Obama seeks support for a more durable and sustainable diminution of violence in Syria.2Obama updated on coalition efforts to apply simultaneous pressure against ISIS in Syria, Iraq.3Over 300,000 killed in Syria since the conflict began with anti-government protests in 2011.US President Barack Obama has held a National sk© Security SAVER SALE Council meeting to review progress in the campaign to degrade and destroy ISIS and the efforts to alleviate sufferings of the Syrian people, the White House has said.“Although the United States suspended bilateral channels with Russia in pursuit of a cessation of hostilities, the President directed his team to continue multilateral discussions with key nations with a vested interest in the region to encourage all sides to support a more durable and sustainable diminution of violence and, more broadly, a diplomatic resolution to the civil war,” the White House said.Also read: US upset with Russia, China exercising veto power to blunt peace efforts for Syria[1]
AGGRESSIVE CAMPAIGN AGAINST ISISThe President’s team highlighted our continued prosecution, together with our global partners, of an aggressive campaign against ISIS that includes military, intelligence, law enforcement, and diplomatic efforts,” it said yesterday.He was also updated on coalition efforts to apply simultaneous pressure against ISIS across Syria and Iraq, the White House said.

More than 300,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began with anti-government protests in March 2011.
OBAMA LISTS TOP PRIORITIESDuring the meeting, Obama emphasised that preventing attacks on the US and countering terrorist threats from ISIS and al-Qaeda in Syria remained his top priorities.
Also read: Comment of Pakistan envoy that Obama is now guest is ridiculous: US
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References

  1. ^ Also read: US upset with Russia, China exercising veto power to blunt peace efforts for Syria (indiatoday.intoday.in)
  2. ^ Also read: Comment of Pakistan envoy that Obama is now guest is ridiculous: US (indiatoday.intoday.in)

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