Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford's Meeting with Thailand Counterpart Royal Thai Armed Forces Gen. Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Thai Army Gen. Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan, chief of the Defense Force, walk out to Whipple Field for an honors ceremony on Fort Myer, July 9, 2018.

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Thai Army Gen. Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan, chief of the Defense Force, walk out to Whipple Field for an honors ceremony on Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall, Virginia; July 9, 2018.

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

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. met with his counterpart Royal Thai Armed Forces Gen. Tarnchaiyan Srisuwan today.

Gen. Dunford thanked Gen. Srisuwan for his friendship and support to the long-standing alliance between the two militaries. The two senior leaders also discussed opportunities to strengthen the alliance and interoperability between the two militaries as well as other issues of mutual interest.

The U.S. remains committed, as a long-time friend and ally, to supporting Thailand's leading role in advancing regional security and prosperity in Southeast Asia, ASEAN, and the Asia Pacific.



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