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Published:May 15th, 2018 18:53 EST

Mattis, Iceland Foreign Minister Discuss Increased Cooperation

By SOP newswire3

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Iceland`s foreign minister at the Pentagon today to express a mutual commitment to the deepening defense relationship between the United States and Iceland, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.


Cooperation on Arctic and NATO

In a statement summarizing the meeting, White said Mattis and Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson discussed ways to increase U.S.-Iceland cooperation in the Arctic and NATO command structure reform.

"Secretary Mattis also expressed appreciation for Iceland`s additional investment in infrastructure upgrades to support U.S. and NATO missions," White said.

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