Chiefs of US, Russia general staffs agree to work to reduce tensions

Politics Materials 16 February 2017 19:46 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 16


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

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.