SECDEF to host Counter-ISIL meeting at EUCOM
29 April 2016 - News Release about SECDEF meeting at EUCOM

STUTTGART, Germany – Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will travel to Germany May 2-4 to deliver remarks at the change of command ceremony for the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) and host the latest meeting of defense ministers from countries leading the ongoing fight against ISIL.

The Counter-ISIL meeting, like previous coalition meetings in Paris and Brussels, will allow ministers to assess the state of the campaign, receive details on the latest steps the U.S. is taking to accelerate ISIL's defeat and identify additional capabilities the coalition may need in the future. Secretary Carter will hold a press conference following the meeting. 

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