WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary William Cohen will attend a two-day NATO conference of defense ministers in Brussels, Belgium, next week, the Pentagon announced Tuesday.

Cohen also plans bilateral talks with NATO Secretary General Javier Solana and the Russian Minister of Defense, Gen. Igor Sergeyev, during the Dec. 2-3 meetings.

On Wednesday, Cohen travels to London where he will hold talks with British Defense Secretary George Robertson and other British officials.

Cohen returns to Washington on Dec. 5.