Regional Coop. Crucial to IS Total Eradication

Regional Coop. Crucial to IS Total EradicationRegional Coop. Crucial to IS Total Eradication

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined the need for dialogue and cooperation among regional countries to ensure the complete elimination of the self-styled Islamic State terrorist group by addressing the underlying causes of its formation.
"Daesh is a lingering threat to the world and the region and there is an obvious need for planning for a long-term cultural campaign to address the roots of such threat and fight against the extremist ideologies and also for cooperation and dialogue between regional countries," Zarif was quoted by Fars News Agency as saying on Saturday.
Daesh is an Arabic acronym for IS, the most hated terrorist group that managed to bring under control vast areas of Syria three years after an ongoing civil war erupted there in 2011. 


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