Washington, Jan 19: US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to London next week to hold talks with the coalition partners on degrading and defeating the dreaded IS terrorist outfit.
"Kerry will travel to London, on January 22 to consult with the UK and other Counter-IS Coalition partners on our shared efforts to degrade and defeat IS," State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki said yesterday. He will also hold a bilateral discussion with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond during the visit.
"Kerry will then travel to the World Economic Forum (WEF) taking place in Davos, Switzerland, January 22-24, to consult with world leaders from government, business, and civil society. He will deliver remarks at the annual meeting of the WEF on January 23," Psaki said.
Islamic State controls a vast territory in Iraq, Syria and other areas of the Middle East. The group has been designated as a terrorist organisation by the UN, the European Union, the UK and the US.