March 9, 2017 / 6:18 PM / in 8 months

U.S. to host 68-nation meeting on countering Islamic State: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will host a 68-nation meeting in Washington this month to discuss the next moves by the coalition fighting Islamic State, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday.

An Iraqi rapid response member stands guard near the field hospital, as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, western Mosul, Iraq March 9, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

An official announcement about the March 22-23 ministerial meeting is expected later on Thursday, the official said.

Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Eric Walsh

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