Egypt says global action needed to counter Islamic State

September 13, 2014 16:41

Egypt's foreign minister said on Saturday ties existed between Islamic State, the group holding large parts of Iraq and Syria, and other militant groups in the region and that global action was needed to counter the threat.

Sameh Shukri, speaking at a news conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, said regional militant groups shared the same ideology and must be dealt with.

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