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Immediate Release

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Travels to New York City and London

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis will embark on his third trip as secretary on March 29 to emphasize the unity of the alliance and transatlantic bond between the U.S. and UK. Additionally, he will consult with the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and the Council on Foreign Relations on defense issues.


Departing March 29, Secretary Mattis will begin his trip in New York City with visits to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and the Council on Foreign Relations. He has no public events while in New York City. On March 30, Secretary Mattis will travel to London to meet with UK Secretary of State for Defense Sir Michael Fallon. Both leaders will host a joint press conference to discuss the enduring U.S.-UK security relationship.


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