An official website of the United States Government
Here's how you know

Official websites use .gov

.gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS

A lock ( lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Immediate Release

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl's Travel to Paris for U.S.-France Strategic Dialogue, European Quadrilateral Meetings

Department of Defense Spokesman Lt. Col. David Herndon provided the following release:
 
Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl will depart for Paris this week to participate in a U.S.-France Strategic Dialogue and European Quadrilateral counterpart engagements with France, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
 
Under Secretary Kahl will be hosted by French Ministry of the Armed Forces Director General for International Relations and Strategy Alice Guitton. Strategic Dialogue sessions will reinforce the United States’ commitment to its oldest ally through focused discussion on bilateral defense, security cooperation, and transatlantic security.
 
UK Ministry of Defence Director General Security Policy Paul Wyatt and German Federal Ministry of Defense Director General for Security and Defense Policy Jasper Wieck will join Under Secretary Kahl and Director General Guitton for quadrilateral engagements focused on a range of security challenges facing the NATO Alliance.
 
The leaders will preview the NATO Defense Ministerial and underscore the importance of Alliance unity and continued support to Ukraine’s sovereignty, mutual security interests, and discuss combined approaches to issues spanning the Middle East, Africa, and Indo-Pacific region.
 
Kahl's trip reaffirms the Department of Defense’s deep commitment to working in lockstep with our closest Allies to advance a shared vision for a secure and prosperous globe.