IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Secretary Carter Travels to NATO HQ


 Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will travel to Brussels to participate in his fourth NATO defense ministerial as Secretary of Defense June 13 - 15.
 
Secretary 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. 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.
 
Secretary Carter will hold a press conference June 15 at 8 a.m. EST that will be livestreamed on defense.gov.