Battle of Mosul: Anti-ISIS coalition to meet in Paris on Oct 25

PARIS (AFP) - Defence ministers from the international coalition fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in Mosul and elsewhere in Iraq and Syria will meet in Paris on Oct 25, France said on Monday (Oct 17).

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter will be among 12 ministers who will assess progress made in the battle to dislodge ISIS militants from Iraq's second-biggest city of Mosul, which Iraqi forces launched on Monday.