Islamic State could re-emerge in Syria, Chinese envoy warns

Published: August 20, 2019
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GENEVA: China’s envoy said on Tuesday that there was a danger of Islamic State forces reviving in Syria and called for progress in the political process between the Assad government and opposition.

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“There is now a danger of terrorist organisations like ISIS being revived, we see some signs … The fight against terrorism needs to be finished,” Chinese Special Envoy Xie Xiaoyan told reporters after talks with United Nations Special Envoy Geir Pedersen in Geneva.

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