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Dunford to Meet With Russian Chief of General Staff

Feb. 15, 2017

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford will meet with his Russian counterpart tomorrow in Baku, Azerbaijan, according to a statement from the chairman’s office.

The chairman and Chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Valeriy Gerasimov will discuss a variety of issues, the statement said, including the current state of U.S.-Russian military relations and the importance of consistent and clear military-to-military communication to prevent miscalculation and potential crises.