(From L) German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, French Defense Minister Florence Parly and Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti pose during a Defense ministers Council meeting at the nato headquarters in Brussels


US Secretary for Defense Jim Mattis (L) shakes hands with Turkish defence Minister Nurettin Canikli prior to a meeting at the nato headquarters in Brussels


Turkey's Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli (2ndL) and Britain's Defense Minister Gavin Williamson (2ndR) attend a Defense ministers Council meeting at the nato headquarters in Brussels


(FromL) Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti, Dutch Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld and Slovenian Defense Minister Andreja Katic pose for a family photo during a Defense ministers Council meeting at the nato headquarters in Brussels