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Nov. 8, 2017

Mattis Meets with Turkish Defense Minister

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli today at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Pentagon chief spokesperson Dana W. White said in a statement following the meeting.

Nov. 8, 2017

New Commands, Cyber, Afghanistan on Plate for NATO Defense Ministers

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke in Brussels as defense leaders, including Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, gathered to begin their deliberations at the NATO Defense Ministers meeting.

Oct. 28, 2017

Mattis: U.S. Will Not Accept Nuclear-Armed North Korea

“I cannot imagine a condition under which the United States would accept North Korea as a nuclear power,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said to reporters following talks with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo in Seoul, South Korea.

Oct. 28, 2017

Dunford Discusses Issues Confronting U.S.-South Korea Alliance

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff spoke to reporters after two days of meetings in Seoul, where U.S. and South Korean defense leaders discussed the full range of issues confronting the alliance, including the North Korean threat.

Oct. 27, 2017

Secretary Visits DMZ With South Korean Counterpart

During a visit to the Demilitarized Zone, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reaffirmed the United States' commitment to the South Korean people, and said the visit portrays the difference between North Korea and South Korea.

Sept. 21, 2017

Mattis, Australian Counterpart Discuss Defense Relationship, Challenges

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hosted his Australian counterpart for a bilateral meeting at the Pentagon to discuss the defense relationship between their nations and regional security challenges, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

Sept. 20, 2017

Mattis Praises Romania for Defense Partnership

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis praised fellow NATO member nation Romania as a valued ally in alliance efforts to deter Russian aggressive actions in Eastern Europe and in the campaign to defeat terrorist groups, including the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Sept. 19, 2017

Mattis: North Korea Sanctions Are Working

U.N. Security Council sanctions targeting North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests are working and show North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that there's a penalty to pay for ignoring international concerns and norms, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.

Sept. 11, 2017

Mattis, Dunford Honor Pentagon’s Fallen, Survivors, Families 16 Years After 9/11

During a Pentagon remembrance on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Defense Department leaders honored those who died, the survivors and the families left behind.

Sept. 9, 2017

President Urges Vigilance as Irma Approaches Southern Florida

As Hurricane Irma approaches the coast of southern Florida, the federal government is working with state and local agencies to help save lives and assist those in need, President Donald J. Trump said in his weekly address to the nation.

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