President Barack Obama said he will send Secretary of State John Kerry to the Middle East in an effort to build a coalition of 'strong regional partners' to confront the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
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00:02 Any successful strategy though also needs strong regional partners. I'm
00:07 encouraged so far that. Countries in the region countries that don't
00:10 don't always agree on many things increasingly recognize. The primacy of
00:15 the threat. That I supposes to all of and I've asked
00:19 secretary Kerry to travel to the region to continue to build
00:22 the coalition that's needed to meet this threat. As I've said
00:26 rooting out cancer like Keisel will not be quick. Were easy
00:30 but I'm confident that we can and we will work closely
00:33 -- our allies and partners. Clearly. I sold has come to
00:38 represent. The very worst elements in the region. That we have
00:42 to deal with collectively. We will continue to support a moderate
00:47 opposition. Inside of Syria in part. Because. We have to give
00:52 people inside Syria choice other than -- -- us.