America's security is tied to Europe, Mattis said.Since its foundation in 1963 , the annual MSC , once dubbed a " transatlantic family gathering " , has become an independent forum dedicated to promoting peaceful conflict resolution and international cooperation and dialogue .

Chinese, Spanish FMs agree to boost ties

China and Spain agreed to expand cooperation and enhance communication as the foreign ministers of the two nations met on Friday.

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of the Foreign Ministers Meeting of the Group of 20 to exchange views on bilateral ties and issues of mutual concern.