U.S. Defense Secretary travels to NATO HQ

18:14, 11 June 2016

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will travel to Brussels to participate in his fourth NATO defense ministerial as Secretary of Defense June 13 – 15.


Carter will meet with his counterparts to discuss a broad range of issues of mutual interest in advance of the biannual NATO Summit to be held in Warsaw this July, U.S. Department of Defense reports.

The robust agenda for this ministerial will include a discussion of our ongoing and substantial efforts to reassure our allies and partners in the face of Russian aggression, NATO contributions to the counter-ISIL campaign, our efforts to support a secure and stable Afghanistan, as well as the Alliance's common approach to a number of other shared threats.

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