- Title: Mattis welcomes Mexico's defense secretary to Washington
- Date: 22nd May 2017
- Summary: MILITARY BAND PLAYING MEXICAN ANTHEM VARIOUS OF ZEPEDA AND SOBERON SALUTING MEXICAN FLAG MEXICAN DELEGATION SALUTING VARIOUS OF MATTIS PLACING HAND ON HEART; ZEPEDA AND SOBERON SALUTING DURING U.S. NATIONAL ANTHEM
- Embargoed: 5th June 2017 15:56
- Keywords: Mexico Secretary of National Defense General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis
- Location: ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES
- City: ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES
- Country: USA
- Topics: Defence,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA0026HX8G1Z
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis welcomed Mexico's Secretary of National Defense General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda to Washington on Monday (May 22).
He was joined by Mexico's Secretary of the Navy, Vidal Francisco Soberon.
The Mexican officials were greeted with an honor cordon, including the playing of both countries' national anthems, before entering the Pentagon.
Mattis was scheduled to host a full honor parade for the North American Defense Ministerial later that day.
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