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Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Washington [US], Jan 07 (ANI): The United States has made no decision about withdrawing troops from Iraq, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday, amid reports that troops pull out is underway.
Washington DC [USA], Jan 1 (ANI): Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the United States will send additional forces to support American personnel in Baghdad after Tuesday's attack on US Embassy in Iraq.
Tehran [Iran], Dec 30 (ANI): Iran on Monday said that strikes by the United States against five targets of Iranian backed paramilitary groups in Iraq and Syria are an act of terrorism.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct 20 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced stop in the war-torn nation which is witnessing persistent attacks by Taliban.
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
Seoul [South Korea], July 31 (Sputnik/ANI): The South Korean Defence Ministry on Wednesday said that its Defence Minister, Jeong Kyeong-doo, is slated to hold a meeting with the new US Defense Secretary, Mark Esper, on August 9.
Updated : 1 year, 9 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 9 (ANI): A court here on Tuesday granted bail to former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundera after not finding enough ground to charge them with murder.
Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
Washington [US], May 4 (ANI): Pentagon's top official Robert Daigle has resigned from his position, announced the US acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Friday.
London [UK], May 2 (ANI): British Prime Minister Theresa May sacked the country's Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday (local time) following an inquiry into the leak of news that the UK government was preparing to give Huawei access to develop country's 5G network.
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 2 (ANI): In an interview to New York Times, United States President Donald Trump stated that he asked former Defense Secretary James Mattis to resign because he "wasn’t happy with the job that he was doing at all."
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
Washington [United States], Jan 3 (ANI): The Pentagon's top financial officer David Norquist will soon take over as the acting deputy defense secretary, in succession to Patrick Shanahan, who took over as the acting defense secretary.
Updated : 2 years, 6 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Oct 03 (ANI): At least two packages suspected of containing deadly poison Ricin, were found by the authorities at a Pentagon mail screening facility on Monday.
Updated : 2 years, 8 months ago IST
Washington, D.C. (USA), July 31 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States (US), Ali Jehangir Siddiqui, met US Defense Secretary James N. Mattis here at the headquarters of the US Department of Defense in Pentagon on Monday.