Gerasimov and Dunford to hold talks today

Gerasimov and Dunford to hold talks today

The top U.S. and Russian generals will meet to discuss the situation in Syria, a spokesman for the Joint Chiefs, Colonel Patrick Ryder said.

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. General Joseph Dunford and chief of Russia’s military general staff Valery Gerasimov will also discuss other pressing matters when they meet in Vienna on March 4.

"The two military leaders will discuss the deconfliction of coalition and Russian operations in Syria, plus exchange views on the state of U.S.-Russia military relations and the current international security situation in Europe and other key topics," AFP cited the spokesman as saying.