UK, US to host talks on Islamic State in London Thursday: Officials

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and US Secretary of State John Kerry will host a meeting of members of the coalition against the Islamic State group in London on Thursday, officials said.

AFP| Updated: Jan 18, 2015, 04:19 AM IST

London: British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and US Secretary of State John Kerry will host a meeting of members of the coalition against the Islamic State group in London on Thursday, officials said.

Foreign ministers from about 20 countries are expected at the day-long talks, including Arab partners, to discuss progress so far on tackling the group which seized swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria last year.