Iran, Syria at forefront of talks between Gantz and Dempsey

March 20, 2012 20:19

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz met with his US counterpart, Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, in Washington on Tuesday.

The two military chiefs spent most of their meeting discussing the Iranian threat, as well as developments in Syria.

"We spent much of our time today talking about growing concerns with Iran and Syria." Dempsey said on his Facebook page following the meeting.

"Regular and candid dialogue is critical as we face common threats and challenges," Dempsey added.

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