Hollande, Cameron pledge reinforced cooperation to defeat IS

Paris: French President Francois Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged to further cement cooperation to fight Islamic State in Syria, the French presidency said in a press release here on Saturday.

According to the statement, during a phone conversation they also vowed to further improve intelligence services between both countries, Xinhua rpeorted.

On Thursday, Britain joined France and the US in their military offensive against IS targets in Syria in response to French president’s call on European partners to unite efforts to tackle terrorism.

Hollande’s plea for strong coalition to combat IS came after the terrorist group claimed responsibility of deadly attacks which struck the French capital last month and killed 129 people.