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Annual Yemen-US military talks kick off in Washington

Annual Yemen-US military talks kick off in Washington

[08/April/2014]


WASHINGTON, April 08 (Saba)- The first round of the annual Yemen-US military talks started on Tuesday in the US Defense Department in Washington and will last three days.

The talks were co-chaired by Yemen’s Chief of General Staff Maj. Gen. Ahmed Ali al-Ashwal and US Vice Director for Strategic Plans and Policy of the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, Gen. Anthony Rock.

During the discussions, the two sides will talk over ways to strengthen aspects of coordination and cooperation between the two militaries in the areas of military protection of land borders and territorial waters, and the fight against piracy and terrorism.


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