Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford's Meeting with Commander, Lebanese Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Joseph Awn

WASHINGTON-- Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following readout:

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. spoke with the Commander, Lebanese Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Joseph Awn during a meeting today.

The two leaders discussed challenges and security concerns in the region, including combating terrorism. They also discussed continued U.S.-Lebanese military cooperation.

The partnership between the United States and Lebanon is a crucial element to peace and security in the Middle East region.



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