US Defense Secy Lloyd Austin visiting Germany
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Washington: US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will travel to Germany
to host a meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group at Ramstein Air Base from January 19-20.
Austin, who will be accompanied by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, is expected to meet with the defense leaders of around 50 nations and discuss further steps to support Ukraine militarily in its ongoing conflict with Russia.
The US defense secretary will meet with new German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius ahead of the event. (UNI/SPUTNIK)