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US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also expressed his wish for Macedonia to become a NATO member.
Trump has asked Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to produce a list of military facilities that could be used to detain illegal immigrants.
A day after Washington announced it was expelling 60 Russians in a show of support for Britain, Mattis says President Vladimir Putin's denials of responsibility for the poisoning of Sergei Skripal in southern England could not be taken seriously.
Despite their shared interest in combatting the threat of the Islamic State, ties between the United States and Turkey have been deteriorating.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis describes the retaliatory US-led coalition strikes as defensive and limited in nature.
While Pentagon chiefs are accustomed to seeing foreign forces carry out more routine military demonstrations, the ceremony in Indonesia was far more theatrical.
Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu says Washington will try to remove sanctions against Kopassus.
There was no official confirmation or denial of the news on IS-run social media outlets.
The defense secretary also warned of a return to "Great Power competition," where countries like Russia and China are gaining military assertiveness and placing long-held global security protocol at risk.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said countries around the South China Sea had tried to lower tensions, but others outside the region "have been bent on going against the trend, making repeated erroneous remarks
Calling North Korea's nuclear ambitions a "threat to us all," Mattis said the international community must work together.
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