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Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey are traveling.
 



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08/20/2014
Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with Ukraine’s Minister of Defense Valeriy Heletey

Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby provided the following readout:

Secretary Hagel spoke today by phone with Ukrainian Minister of Defense Valeriy Heletey.

Secretary Hagel relayed Minister Shoygu’s recent remarks on the Russian aid convoy, and Minister...



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