Indonesia, Britain to step up efforts to fight Islamic State

JAKARTA – Indonesia and Britain have agreed to step up joint efforts to fight their shared enemy, the Islamic State group.

British Prime Minister David Cameron said after meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday that both countries are concerned about the threat from the Islamic State militants. At the start of his two-day visit to the country, Cameron also promised to help provide a package of counter-terrorism support that includes beefing up security at airports in Jakarta and Bali.



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