June 6, 2018: Telephonic Press Briefing with Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison

Kay Bailey Hutchison U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO Telephonic Briefing June 6, 2018   Moderator:  Greetings to everyone from the U.S.-European Media Hub in Brussels.  I would like to welcome our participants dialing in from across Europe and thank all of you for joining this discussion. Today we are very pleased to be joined from ...
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June 6, 2018: Press Briefing by Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison

Kay Bailey Hutchison U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO NATO Press Briefing June 6, 2018   Ambassador Hutchison:  Hello.  This is a new arena and a lot better than the other one, I think.  I hope you all agree. I know that you’ve just heard from the SecGen, so you have a lot of the basic ...
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February 15, 2018: Press Briefing by Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis

Press Briefing by Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis at NATO Headquarters Brussels, Belgium February 15, 2018   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JAMES N. MATTIS: Well, good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. We just concluded, as you know, our NATO Defense Ministerial where General — Secretary General Stoltenberg just said that NATO remains committed to projecting stability ...
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Nov 9, 2017: Press Conference by Secretary of Defense Mattis

News Briefing by Secretary Mattis at NATO Headquarters following the Defense Ministerial November 9, 2017   From DoD SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JIM SEC. MATTIS:  Well, good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  I’m Jim Mattis.  I’m from the United States.  As you know, we just concluded our NATO Defense Ministerial. A couple of the subjects we discussed — ...
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Nov 9, 2017: Remarks by Secretary Mattis at D-ISIS event at NATO Headquarters

Remarks by Secretary Mattis at D-ISIS event at the NATO Headquarters Brussels, Belgium November 9, 2017   From DoD SECRETARY GENERAL JENS STOLTENBERG:  Welcome.  I think we are ready to start.  Welcome to this meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.  I’m pleased to see you all here at the NATO Headquarters. It is a decisive ...
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June 29, 2017: Press Briefing by Secretary of Defense Mattis

News Briefing by Secretary Mattis at NATO Headquarters following the Defense Ministerial June 29, 2017   SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JIM MATTIS: Well, good evening, ladies and gentlemen. And thanks for staying late tonight so we could talk. As you know, we’ve just completed the NATO defense ministerial here in Brussels. And we discussed threats to ...
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June 28, 2017: Remarks by Secretary Mattis at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

Remarks by Secretary Mattis at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany June 28, 2017 From DOD Thank you, Keith, old friend, Minister von der Leyen, there is probably no one that I would rather be here today with than my esteemed fellow Minister, the first Minister to call on me after ...
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February 16, 2017: Press Conference by Secretary Mattis at Defense Ministerial

Press Conference by Secretary Mattis at NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium Feb. 16, 2017   MODERATOR:  Ladies and gentlemen, Secretary Mattis will make a statement and then take two questions. SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JIM MATTIS:  Yes, ma’am. Well, good afternoon, ladies and gentleman. I just completed the defense ministerial, where I had the opportunity to engage ...
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February 15, 2017: Intervention by Secretary of Defense Mattis, Session One of the North Atlantic Council

Intervention by U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Session One of the North Atlantic Council NATO Defense Ministerial Wednesday, February 15, 2017   (AS PREPARED)   Secretary General, fellow Ministers. It’s good to be back.  I’m grateful to serve alongside you again and to gain a deeper appreciation of the situation facing our Alliance and ...
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Joint Press Statements at the Defense Ministerial: NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg US Secretary of Defense Mattis

Joint Press Statements at the February 2017 Defense Ministerial: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the US Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis From NATO (As delivered) So, good afternoon. Secretary Mattis, it’s great to welcome you to NATO Headquarters. We spoke on the phone on the first day when you had taken up your position as Secretary ...
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February 14, 2017: Media Availability with Secretary Mattis en route to Brussels, Belgium

February 14, 2017: Media Availability with Secretary Mattis en route to Brussels, Belgium DoD Transcript STAFF:  Here you go, sir. SEC. MATTIS:  I get to hold this? STAFF:  Yes, sir.  There’s a speaker right there.  They can — so they can hear you in the back.  So if you could speak into that — (inaudible). SEC. MATTIS: ...
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January 23: Readout of Secretary of Defense Mattis’ Call with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg

From DoD Pentagon Spokesperson Capt. Jeff Davis provided the following readout: Secretary Mattis spoke today by telephone with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to reconnect and discuss the key role NATO plays in transatlantic security. The secretary, who previously served as NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander for Transformation, wanted to place the call on his first full ...
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