Saudi Prince Vows New Islamic Alliance 'Will Wipe Out Terrorists From Earth'

Saudi Crown Prince and Ministers of Defense during the inauguration of meeting of IMCTC Ministers of Defense Council. SPA

The meeting of ministers of Defence Council of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) will be held in Riyadh on Sunday. Mohammed bin Salman's words come as the Islamic State group, which sparked the creation of the alliance, has been driven out of Iraq and lost its self-described capital in Syria.

For years, Saudi Arabia has been accusing Iran of supporting armed groups across the Middle East, including Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah and Yemen's Houthi rebels.

Giving reasons for the coalition which has the theme "Allied Against Terrorism", Gen. Ali said some of the terror attacks across the world prompted the meeting and that Nigeria is ready to collaborate with nations with similar experiences to defeat the menace.

The countries in the Islamic Alliance include Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Uganda, Somalia, Mauritania, Lebanon, Yemen, Turkey and Libya.

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He said that the military commander of the coalition had also been quoted as saying that the coalition, "encompass four key areas of ideology, communications, counterterrorism financing and military to fight terrorism and to join other global security and peace keeping efforts".

The alliance aims to "mobilise and coordinate the use of resources, facilitate the exchange of information and help member countries build their own counter-terrorism capacity", Sharif said.

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"Beyond the killing of innocent people and the spread of hatred, terrorism and extremism distort the image of our religion", he said.

He said that it had just been announced that the defence ministers of the coalition countries would meet in Riyadh on Sunday to formally launch the military alliance and also "outline coalition's strategy, governance, activities and future plans".

Since his sudden appointment as crown prince, Prince Mohammed has moved to consolidate power, announcing crackdowns on both terrorism and corruption.

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