June 12, 2017 / 3:40 PM / 5 months ago

Trump says he will discuss Islamic State fight in two weeks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he planned to hold a news conference in two weeks to discuss the U.S.-led coalition’s fight against the Islamic State militant group.

U.S. President Donald Trump waves before his departs from Newark Liberty International airport after a weekend at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, U.S., June 11, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House ahead of a scheduled meeting with his Cabinet, gave no specific date or any other details about the news conference.

Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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