Islamic State:Written question - 12468

(New Forest East)

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Asked on: 19 October 2015
Ministry of Defence
Islamic State
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the oral Answer given on 19 October 2015, which moderate, non-Islamist groups with credible ground forces, other than Kurds, are fighting Daesh in Syria.
Answered by: Michael Fallon
Answered on: 26 October 2015

There are a number of moderate opposition forces focused on fighting the Assad regime. Many are also fighting ISIL in areas of strategic importance, for example north of Aleppo. The vast majority of these opposition groups are Islamist.

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