Already on March 4 in Vienna to meet the Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff of the United States Joseph Dunford, and chief of General staff of the Armed forces of Russia Valery Gerasimov, the parties plan to discuss the situation in Syria, reports ONLINE.UA citing RFE/RL.
“The two military leaders will discuss the conflicts between the coalition (the international coalition in Syria under the leadership of the United States. – ed.) and the Russian operation in Syria, plus will exchange views on the state of us-Russian military relations and the current international safe situation in Europe and other key issues,” – said the representative of the joint chiefs of staff, Colonel Patrick Ryder.
As you know, the early States reported that left 200 troops in the North of Syria after its release in April. Meanwhile, allies of Russia, the army of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Pro-Iranian groups in recent weeks have stepped up military operations against the rebels in Idlib and Northern Hama province, in violation of the truce, caused between the presidents of Russia and Turkey.