11:57 Jun. 11, 2016
Pentagon chief Ash Carter visiting NATO HQ in Brussels to meet his counterparts
Ahead of key NATO summit in Warsaw U.S. Defence Minister Ash Carter will travel to Brussels to discuss global security issues with his counterparts from other member states of the alliance.
The agenda for the defence ministerial will include efforts to reassure U.S. allies and partners in the face of Russian aggression, as well as NATO contributions to the counter-ISIL campaign
Efforts to support a secure and stable Afghanistan, as well as the alliance's common approach to a number of other shared threats will also be on the table, according to the official website of Pentagon.
The NATO summit in Warsaw will take place on July 8-9 with the NATO-Ukraine Commission meeting taking place at the level of state leaders.