NATO defense ministers wrapped up, last week, two days of talks in Brussels.
For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the alliance decided to expand the number of headquarters.
And to face the rise of extremism, the leaders agreed to a new training mission in Iraq – something the United States was pushing for.
CGTN’s Mariam Zaidi reports from Brussels.
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