14 Apr '17, 4pm

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Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis will embark on his fourth trip Monday, April 17, to re-affirm key U.S. military alliances, to engage with strategic partners in the Middle East and Africa, and to discuss cooperative effort to counter destabilizing activities and defeat extremist terror organizations. Secretary Mattis will begin his trip in Saudi Arabia Tuesday, April 18, where he will have a series of meetings with key international counterparts to strengthen commitments to the U.S.-Saudi security partnership. On Wednesday, April 19, Secretary Mattis travels to Egypt to discuss regional security issues and participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Unknown Soldier Memorial in honor of fallen Egyptian soldiers. On Thursday, April 20, Secretary Mattis arrives in Israel to meet with President Reuben Rivlin, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Minister of Defense Avigdor ...

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