Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Public Affairs
/ Published June 26, 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. 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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