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US Secretary of Defence James Mattis delivers a speech during a press conference following the NATO Defence Ministers' meeting at NATO headquarter in Brussels, on February 16, 2017.
The US military is not yet ready to cooperate with Russia, Pentagon chief James Mattis said on February 16, 2017 after Moscow's defence minister called for better ties. "We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level, but our political leaders will engage and try to find common ground or a way forward," Mattis told reporters at a NATO summit in Brussels.
 / AFP / THIERRY CHARLIER        (Photo credit should read THIERRY CHARLIER/AFP/Getty Images)
US Secretary of Defence James Mattis delivers a speech during a press conference following the NATO Defence Ministers' meeting at NATO headquarter in Brussels, on February 16, 2017.
The US military is not yet ready to cooperate with Russia, Pentagon chief James Mattis said on February 16, 2017 after Moscow's defence minister called for better ties. "We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level, but our political leaders will engage and try to find common ground or a way forward," Mattis told reporters at a NATO summit in Brussels.
 / AFP / THIERRY CHARLIER        (Photo credit should read THIERRY CHARLIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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