WASHINGTON--Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following readout:
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. met with Bahraini Minister for Defense Affairs Lt. Gen. Yusuf bin Ahmad bin Husayn al-Jalahma today at the Pentagon in Washington D.C.
The two leaders discussed several issues of mutual concern in the Middle East. Gen. Dunford also thanked Lt. Gen. al-Jalahma for the outstanding basing support Bahrain provides to U.S. Central Command.
The U.S. and Bahrain enjoy a strong military-to-military relationship as key partners committed to peace and security in the Middle East region.
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