Jim Mattis

2+2 dialogue: Iran, Russia sanctions not to be stumbling blocks in talks, says US Secretary of state Pompeo

Pompeo and Mattis will meet with Swaraj and Sitharaman on Thursday for the first-ever  2+2 Dialogue between the strategic partners.  

published on : 6th September 2018

Quitting Syria too soon would be a 'blunder': Jim Mattis

Talks in Geneva led by UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura have made little headway, but Mattis said they must be given the chance to succeed.

published on : 8th June 2018

Syria airstrikes UPDATES | Trump calls it 'perfectly executed strike'; UN Security Council rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression

As Trump announced actions against the Syrian government, explosions were heard in the Syrian capital Damascus, signalling a new chapter in a brutal seven-year-old civil war.

published on : 14th April 2018

North Korea standoff 'firmly in diplomatic lane': US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis

The US defense secretary rebuffed suggestions that the odds of war with North Korea had risen under Donald Trump's presidency.

published on : 8th February 2018

North Korea confirms missile launch, says can strike anywhere in US

The missile was fired into the Sea of Japan and flew for more than 900 km and reached a height of 4,000 km, which is the highest a North Korean missile has flown to date.

published on : 29th November 2017

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis underscores diplomacy in North Korea crisis

Jim Mattis said that the US supports solving the North Korean nuclear crisis diplomatically, after President Trump warned that 'time is quickly running out'.

published on : 9th November 2017

Trump ready for any steps if Pakistan doesn't mend its ways, says US Defence Secretary Mattis

Jim Mattis also warned Pakistan of global "diplomatic isolation" and losing its Non-NATO ally status if it failed to take action against terrorists.

published on : 5th October 2017