Envoy says US will not be alone in anti-IS campaign

September 23, 2014 12:09 AM

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Envoy says US will not be alone in anti-IS campaign

WASHINGTON: The United States has indications other countries are willing to launch air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, its UN ambassador said on Sunday, predicting “we will not do the air strikes alone”.

Washington is trying to build an international military, political and financial coalition to defeat the militant Sunni group that has seized swathes of Iraq and Syria and proclaimed a ‘caliphate’ in the heart of the Middle East.

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