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Top US military officer calls Egyptian counterpart

ByREUTERS
July 5, 2013 20:58

WASHINGTON - The top US military officer, General Martin Dempsey, spoke with his Egyptian counterpart on Thursday, a spokesman said on Friday, in a demonstration of continued relations with Egypt's military following the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi.

No further details were provided about Dempsey's conversation with Lieutenant General Sedki Sobhi, chief of staff of Egypt's armed forces. A spokesman said Dempsey had also spoken with IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz on Thursday and Friday.

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