NATO Secretary General says looking for date for NATO talks | Reuters

WASHINGTON NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg agreed with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday to look for a date that would allow all NATO allies to attend a ministerial meeting

Reuters March 23, 2017 02:18:51 IST
NATO Secretary General says looking for date for NATO talks
| Reuters

NATO Secretary General says looking for date for NATO talks
 Reuters

WASHINGTON NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg agreed with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday to look for a date that would allow all NATO allies to attend a ministerial meeting.

The State Department said on Tuesday Tillerson had proposed new dates for a NATO foreign ministers meeting, after he initially decided to skip the talks, which were set for April 5-6 in Brussels.

"We have agreed to look into how we can solve this scheduling issue, so whether it will be the original planned date or a new date that remains to be finally decided. But I'm absolutely certain that we will find a date which works for all of the allies," Stoltenberg told Reuters on the sidelines of a meeting to discuss the fight against Islamic State. (Reporting by Yara Bayoumy; Editing by Chris Reese)

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