Jan. 4, 2019
WASHINGTON--Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following readout:
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. spoke with Chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov by telephone today.
The conversation focused on issues of mutual concern in Syria, to include continual commitment to operational deconfliction.
In accordance with past practice, both have agreed to keep the details of their conversation private.