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Immediate Release

Secretary Mattis Travels to NATO HQ

Feb. 10, 2017

 Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis will embark on his second trip as secretary Feb. 14 to attend a NATO Defense Ministerial and the Munich Security Conference.
Departing on Feb. 14, Secretary Mattis will begin his trip in Brussels, Belgium, where he will meet counterparts from NATO nations and, separately, host a meeting of ministers from the Counter-ISIS Coalition. On Feb. 17, Secretary Mattis will attend the Munich Security Conference, where he will have a series of meetings with key international counterparts.
The trip will underscore the commitment of the United States to our NATO alliance and to defeating ISIS.
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