Iran’s Rowhani tells Hollande that ‘all our might’ needed to fight ISIS

French President Francois Hollande welcomes his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rowhani for a meeting during the 70th U.N. General Assembly on September 27, 2015, in New York. (AP/AFP)

It is of vital importance to fight Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) with “all our might”, Iranian President Hassan Rowhani told French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday, a day after Paris called for a grand coalition to destroy the group.

“President Rowhani ... insisted on the vital importance of the fight against Daesch (ISIS) and terrorism with all our might,” a French presidential source said after a call between the two presidents.

The (two men) insisted on the importance of the Vienna peace talks to resolve the conflict in Syria, the source said.

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