Turkish military chief Akar meets top US general Dunford in Washington
The official Turkish delegation led by the Commander of Turkish Armed Forces Gen. Hulusi Akar met the U.S. Chairman of Joint Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, Turkish and American officials said, Daily Sabah reports..
A spokesman for Gen. Dunford acknowledged that the meeting occurred. "They met yesterday and discussed issues of mutual concern as well as the current security situation in the Middle East, including the campaign to defeat [Daesh]," Navy Captain Greg Hicks said in an email.
Turkish officials said Akar and Dunford discussed issues involving Iraq and Syria, and the fight against terrorism.