Oct. 1, 2019
WASHINGTON--Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following readout:
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley spoke with French Chief of Defence Staff Gen. François Lecointre today.
The introductory call between the two leaders provided an opportunity to reaffirm their commitment to the strong partnership between U.S. and France. They discussed the current security environment in Europe and ongoing global counterterrorism efforts.
The long-standing alliance between the U.S. and French militaries plays a critical role in maintaining peace and stability in Europe and other regions around the world.
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