President Donald Trump has said the United States seeks “a coalition of nations” to stamp out extremism in the Middle East and urged Muslim countries to ensure "terrorists find no sanctuary on their soil."
Iraqi government forces, backed by fighters from allied Popular Mobilization Units, have killed more than 1,300 members of the Takfiri Daesh militant group ever since they launched joint operations to flush the extremists out of the western part of Mosul.
Intelligence forces dismantled 30 terrorist teams plotting to carry out attacks in different areas in the past Iranian calendar year that ended March 20, 2017, confiscating large amounts of munitions during the counterterrorism operations.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Germany of supporting terrorists and reviving Nazism as tensions heighten between the two sides over the cancellation of pro-Erdogan rallies in the European country.
Senior advisor to Majlis speaker Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Thursday that terrorists and Syrian opponents should be clearly delineated and terrorists should not be included in talks with government.