Pompeo meets with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in Brussels

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The Nato foreign ministers meeting follows the poisoning of Sergei Skripal, a former Russian agent in Britain, and Western air strikes against Russia-allied Syria, which the United States accused of a chemical attack in Douma on April 7.

Still, NATO officials see an "unprecedented opportunity" in Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's offer of unconditional peace talks accompanied by a cease-fire, the recognition of the Taliban as a political party and the release of some prisoners.

In February, an unnamed U.S. official told the Turkish newspaper Haberturk that this could "negatively influence the interoperability of NATO" and that the White House may introduce punitive measures in response.

According to the Secretary General, at the moment there is no state of "cold war" in relations with Russian Federation, not a strategic partnership.

In his first public remarks after being confirmed as President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Anderson Cooper: Trump's Fox interview "like listening to the rantings of Richard Nixon" Pompeo arrives in Brussels for first overseas trip as secretary of State Feds seized over a dozen phones in Cohen raids MORE's new secretary of State, Pompeo urged the alliance not to return to "business as usual". "We continue to work towards the next meeting of the NATO-Russia Council", the secretary general said. Another of Pompeo's objectives in Brussels is to prod allies, particularly Germany, to meet their commitments to spend 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense by 2024, according to the official.

The commitment was made in 2014 and thus far only six of the 28 countries that made the pledge meet the goal.

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation would support Afghan security forces during upcoming Wolesi Jirga and District Council's elections, the alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said on Thursday.

Russian Federation also agreed to provide technological know-how for the production of a new generation of Turkish air defense systems.

Trump sent Pompeo to North Korea three weeks ago to meet the isolated country's leader, Kim Jong Un, ahead of a summit with the US president to address Pyongyang's nuclear programme. "We agreed that our dual-track policy of strong deterrence and defense combined with meaningful dialogue is the right one".

Ministers also debated plans to expand NATO's training mission in Iraq.

After his time in Brussels, Pompeo will head to the Middle East, with stops in Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia - countries chosen to reflect what his spokeswoman called "importance as key allies and partners in the region".

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