The United States on Thursday welcomed Saudi Arabia's contribution of $100 million to help stabilize parts of Syria no longer held by ISIS.
This significant contribution is critical to stabilization and early recovery efforts and comes at an important time in the campaign, the State Department said in a statement.
It said ISIS's territory is down to 400 square miles (1,000 square km) in Syria and nearly 150,000 people have returned to the city of Raqqa after the militant group fled.
While the State Department welcomed Riyadh's contribution, it called on US partners and allies to do their share in this effort that helps bring greater stability and security to the region.
Stabilization and early recovery programming are critical in ensuring ISIS cannot reemerge and use Syria as a base to threaten the people of the region or plot attacks against the international community, the statement said.
Source: International Islamic News Agency