Baku. 25 September. REPORT.AZ/ Washington and the UN Security Council should consider Russia's proposal to create a broader, UN-sanctioned coalition against Islamic State terrorists, former US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told Sputnik, Report informs.
"We already have a coalition of over 60 countries involved in taking direct military against ISIL [Islamic State] in Syria and in Iraq, so to include Russia and other countries, we should look at all the proposals," Hagel stated.
Members of the UN Security Council should consider the Russian proposal to create a broader, UN-sanctioned coalition to combat the Islamic State, Chuck Hagel said.
"I think any suggestion or proposal by a member of the Security Council should be looked at seriously," Hagel said on Thursday of UN Security Council measures under consideration by Russia.