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US will counter ISIS terror plotters in any country: Barack Obama

Washington, Jan 29: While directing his national security team to intensify its ongoing counter-terrorism campaign to destroy Islamic State, President of the United States, Barack Obama, made it clear that his country will continue to counter terror plotters of ISIS in any country where necessary.

"The President emphasised that the US will continue to counter ISIS terrorist plotters in any country where it is necessary," the White House said, mentioning that the National Security Council, Obama met to discuss intensification of US campaign to degrade and destroy Islamic State.



Noting that ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) affiliates and other violent extremists attempt to find safe haven in areas with limited or poor governance, he directed his national security team to continue efforts to strengthen governance and support ongoing counter-terrorism efforts in Libya and other countries where ISIL has sought to establish a presence.

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