US Defense chief to visit Middle East next week
Jim Mattis will visit Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel, Qatar and Djibouti.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will embark on a visit to Middle East next week.
According to a statement of Pentagon, Jim Mattis will visit Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel, Qatar and Djibouti.
It said Mattis would reaffirm key U.S. military alliances and discuss cooperative effort to counter destabilizing activities and defeat extremist terror organizations during his tour.