Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem speaks during a news conference in Damascus August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Syria said Monday that it was willing to work with the international community, including the United States, to tackle "terrorism" but that any strikes on its territory must be coordinated with Damascus.Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem made the comments as jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) advance in Syria and neighboring Iraq, where Washington is already carrying out airstrikes.Moallem said Syria was willing to work within international or regional coalitions as well as in bilateral arrangements.In Syria, ISIS has continued to advance, taking territory from both armed opposition groups in northern Aleppo province, and from the Syrian army in northern Raqqa province.
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