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Cameron arrives in US to discuss IS, counter-terrorism

British Prime Minister David Cameron has arrived here to hold talks with US President Barack Obama on a wide range of issues, including counter- terrorism, joint campaign against IS militants and cybersecurity.

The two leaders had a private dinner at the White House after Cameron arrived here on Thursday.
Substantive discussions are scheduled to take place today after which the two leaders would address a joint press conference.

“The United States has a special relationship with the United Kingdom and the President is looking forward to welcoming the PM to the White House on Thursday evening,” White House Press Secretary, Josh Earnest told reporters on Thursday.

Ahead of the arrival, Earnest said, Obama is looking forward to discussing with them a wide range of issues, some of them related to national security.

“I’m confident that the close counter-terrorism partnership that we have with the United Kingdom will be discussed. They will discuss the ongoing campaign against ISIL,” he said.

“The British military has made significant commitments to that effort. We’re deeply appreciative of them. I’m confident that the two leaders will have an opportunity to discuss that,” he further said.
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