- Title: Saudi Arabia hosts conference of 14 allied countries fighting IS
- Date: 15th January 2017
- Summary: RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (JANUARY 15, 2017) (REUTERS) OFFICERS LEAVING MEETING HALL MEDIA WAITING DEPARTURE OF DELEGATES VARIOUS OF EXTERIOR OF THE RITZ CARLTON HOTEL IN RIYADH
- Embargoed: 29th January 2017 11:01
- Keywords: Saudi Araba Islamic State conference alliance Lieutenant General Abdulrahman al-Bunian Middle East
- Location: RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA
- City: RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA
- Country: Saudi Arabia
- Topics: Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA0025Z6WW1Z
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: A conference of the heads of general staff of 14 allied countries fighting against Islamic State opened in Saudi capital Riyadh on Sunday (January 15).
The aim of the meeting is to enhance efforts by the participating countries in operations against IS and to discuss the coordination of the alliance to create regional and international security.
The participating countries are Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, Bahrain, Turkey, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco and Nigeria.
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