North American Defense Leaders Agree on Need for Cooperation

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hosted the third North American Defense Ministerial meeting yesterday with Canadian Defense Minster of Harjit Sajjan, Mexican Defense Secretary Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos, and Adm. Vidal Soberón, secretary of the Mexican navy.

The NADM is the defense component of North American regional cooperation efforts, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said in a statement released today.

White also noted that Mattis also hosted bilateral meetings with the two nations’ defense leaders.

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