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Counter Daesh: Middle East Minister Hosts Roundtable With Ambassadors

Apr 30, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office issued the following news release:

On 29 April, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office interim Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Mark Field, met ambassadors from the region to discuss the continued threat posed by Daesh. The Minister said:

* Daesh once controlled territory roughly the size of the UK, but thanks to the military campaign by the Global Coalition and its partners on the ground it no longer occupies land. 7.7 million p...