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Announcement of Meeting between Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. and Russian Chief of the General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov


Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Public Affairs

March 3, 2019


WASHINGTON--
Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following statement: 

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. will meet with Russian Chief of the General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov March 4 in Vienna, Austria.

The two military leaders will discuss the deconfliction of Coalition and Russian operations in Syria, plus exchange views on the state of U.S.-Russia military relations and the current international security situation in Europe and other key topics.
 

While in Vienna, Gen. Dunford will also meet with Secretary General of the Austrian Ministry of Defense Dr. Wolfgang Baumann and Austrian Chief of Defense Gen. Robert Brieger to discuss mutual security interests.

 

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