Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık will attend a meeting in London on Dec. 15 to discuss the ongoing operations against Daesh in Iraq and Syria.
The meeting will be held with the participation of the defense ministers of countries that are taking part in the anti-Daesh coalition, diplomatic and military sources confirmed Sunday.
Defense Minister Işık will hold a bilateral meeting with English Defense Minister Michael Fallon and U.S. Defense Minister Ashton Carter. Prior to his London scheduled London visit, Işık also will come together with French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris.
Meanwhile, Turkey's Interior Ministry announced in early December that 365 suspected Daesh terrorists were captured last month.
While the arrests took place in 12 provinces across the country, including Ankara and Istanbul, 131 of 365 suspects are being held in custody to face trial, according to the ministry's statement.
In recent years, Turkey has suffered from numerous attacks by Daesh, including the Ankara train station bombing in October 2015, which was the deadliest attack in Turkey and claimed more than 100 lives.
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