G20 seeks united front to crush IS after Paris attacks

French warplanes launched multiple air strikes on Islamic State jihadists in SyriaWorld leaders on Monday sought to join forces to bring peace to Syria and destroy the Islamic State jihadist network, hoping to curb the extremist menace after the Paris attacks. Leaders of the Group of 20 top economies meeting in Turkey will describe the Paris gun and bombing strikes as an “unacceptable affront to all humanity”, according to a draft statement obtained by AFP. Concretely, they will share intelligence to crack down on the movement of foreign fighters across borders, said the communique, which is subject to final approval by the leaders.

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