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US President Donald Trump will discuss steps to continue the fight against the ISIS and extremism in and as he addresses the Muslim world during his visit to this week.

The discussion on extremism in and would come up as part of the larger debate within the Islamic world and specifically to this part of the world, a senior Trump administration official said on the condition of anonymity yesterday.



"So the general problem of extremism, which is the same problem in Mosul as it is in and to some degree in Pakistan, that's the issue that we're trying to deal with, which is extremism. So it will be something that will be discussed," the official said.

Leaders of more than 50 mostly-Muslim countries, including and from India's neighbourhood, are scheduled to attend the meeting convened by over the weekend.

The official was responding to a question about the US government's plans to deal with extremism in and

"I believe the leader of and the leader of will both be at the Summit, which is excellent," the official said.

Although, Riyadh has not yet confirmed a separate bilateral talk between Trump and either of the two leaders -- President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

The extremism issue would also figure for discussion during Trump's participation at the NATO summit in Brussels.

The Trump Administration is in final stage of formulating its Afghanistan-policy which among other things would decide on the number of troops to be deployed in

The final decision in this regard would be taken by the generals on the ground.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Saudi visit: Trump to discuss extremism in Afghan, Pak with

US President Donald Trump will discuss steps to continue the fight against the ISIS and extremism in Afghanistan and Pakistan as he addresses the Muslim world during his visit to Saudi Arabia this week. The discussion on extremism in Afghanistan and Pakistan would come up as part of the larger debate within the Islamic world and specifically to this part of the world, a senior Trump administration official said on the condition of anonymity yesterday. "So the general problem of extremism, which is the same problem in Mosul as it is in Afghanistan and to some degree in Pakistan, that's the issue that we're trying to deal with, which is extremism. So it will be something that will be discussed," the official said. Leaders of more than 50 mostly-Muslim countries, including Afghanistan and Pakistan from India's neighbourhood, are scheduled to attend the meeting convened by Saudi Arabia over the weekend. The official was responding to a question about the US government's plans to deal ... US President Donald Trump will discuss steps to continue the fight against the ISIS and extremism in and as he addresses the Muslim world during his visit to this week.

The discussion on extremism in and would come up as part of the larger debate within the Islamic world and specifically to this part of the world, a senior Trump administration official said on the condition of anonymity yesterday.

"So the general problem of extremism, which is the same problem in Mosul as it is in and to some degree in Pakistan, that's the issue that we're trying to deal with, which is extremism. So it will be something that will be discussed," the official said.

Leaders of more than 50 mostly-Muslim countries, including and from India's neighbourhood, are scheduled to attend the meeting convened by over the weekend.

The official was responding to a question about the US government's plans to deal with extremism in and

"I believe the leader of and the leader of will both be at the Summit, which is excellent," the official said.

Although, Riyadh has not yet confirmed a separate bilateral talk between Trump and either of the two leaders -- President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

The extremism issue would also figure for discussion during Trump's participation at the NATO summit in Brussels.

The Trump Administration is in final stage of formulating its Afghanistan-policy which among other things would decide on the number of troops to be deployed in

The final decision in this regard would be taken by the generals on the ground.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Saudi visit: Trump to discuss extremism in Afghan, Pak with

US President Donald Trump will discuss steps to continue the fight against the ISIS and extremism in and as he addresses the Muslim world during his visit to this week.

The discussion on extremism in and would come up as part of the larger debate within the Islamic world and specifically to this part of the world, a senior Trump administration official said on the condition of anonymity yesterday.

"So the general problem of extremism, which is the same problem in Mosul as it is in and to some degree in Pakistan, that's the issue that we're trying to deal with, which is extremism. So it will be something that will be discussed," the official said.

Leaders of more than 50 mostly-Muslim countries, including and from India's neighbourhood, are scheduled to attend the meeting convened by over the weekend.

The official was responding to a question about the US government's plans to deal with extremism in and

"I believe the leader of and the leader of will both be at the Summit, which is excellent," the official said.

Although, Riyadh has not yet confirmed a separate bilateral talk between Trump and either of the two leaders -- President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

The extremism issue would also figure for discussion during Trump's participation at the NATO summit in Brussels.

The Trump Administration is in final stage of formulating its Afghanistan-policy which among other things would decide on the number of troops to be deployed in

The final decision in this regard would be taken by the generals on the ground.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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