The United States is absolutely committed to the preservation and development of the Alliance. This was stated by new Minister of defence of the USA James Mattis, in a telephone conversation with German counterpart Ursula von der Leyen, reports with reference to the press service of the Pentagon Reuters.
“Mattis assured the Minister of defence of Germany in the firm commitment of the United States to NATO”, – stated in the message.
In a separate interview with French defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, the American Minister “discussed the importance of NATO”, and in conversation with a colleague from Israel Avigdor Lieberman, he said “its unwavering commitment to the security” of the country.
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