Office of the Spokesperson
December 7, 2015
Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL Brett McGurk arrived in Baghdad, Iraq today to meet with senior Iraqi government and security officials. During his meetings, the Special Presidential Envoy will discuss the Coalition’s support for Iraqi-led efforts to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL, as well as recent developments in the region. Following Baghdad, Mr. McGurk will travel to Abu Dhabi, Amman, Berlin, and London to meet with senior government officials to discuss intensified Coalition efforts to counter ISIL across multiple lines of effort.