Meeting of US, Russian chiefs of general staffs focused on priority issues

13:39   17 February 2017    585

The meeting of Russian Chief of the General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov and US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford in Baku was focused on priority issues between the two sides, the US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Robert Cekuta told reporters in Baku Feb. 17.

Russian Chief of the General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov and and US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford held a meeting in Azerbaijan’s capital on Feb. 16, said a message posted on the Russian Defense Ministry’s website.

Gerasimov and Dunford outlined vectors of joint work aimed at easing tensions and preventing military incidents, according to the message.

The sides also exchanged views on the current state of the Russia-US relations, international security situation in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and other key regions of the world, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

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