Secretary of Defense Mattis travels to Bahrain to strengthen relationships in the Persian Gulf

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Secretary of Defense Mattis travels to Bahrain to strengthen relationships in the Persian Gulf

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has been touring the world, bolstering relationships with foreign nations like Vietnam and Indonesia. Mattis was in Oman just on 11 March, and has since left for other nations in the region. On Friday, he traveled to Bahrain to meet with the King, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and his son, the prince. There, Mattis expressed his gratitude for the kingdom’s support in the fight against ISIS in both Iraq and Syria.

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