There has been no agreement among members of the so-called coalition against the Daesh Takfiri terrorists on what to do with the militants from those countries, says US Defense Secretary James Mattis.
The Pentagon chief made the comments among reporter travelling with him from the Italian capital Rome to the Belgian capital Brussels on Tuesday.
His comments came following a closed-door coalition meeting there over the issue, which was “not resolved in a final way.”
“The important thing is that the countries of origin keep responsibility for them,” Mattis said. “How they carry out that responsibility, there’s a dozen different diplomatic, legal or whatever ways, I suppose. But the bottom line is, we don’t want them going back on the street.”
He further asserted that “doing nothing is not an option.”
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