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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.

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.