NATO chief to visit US for first time since Trump was elected

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) chief Jens Stoltenberg headed for Washington on Monday for the first time since United States President Donald Trump was elected, holding talks with senior officials about defeating the Islamic State group, his office said.

Stoltenberg will meet US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Tuesday, then meet foreign ministers from the coalition working to defeat the group, according to his office.