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RUSSIA NATO TALK STARTED IN BAKU

This article was published on 09 September 2017 at 08:56 PM. It has 19 views so far.

General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee and General Valery Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and First Deputy Minister of Defence met today, 7 September 2017, in Baku, Azerbaijan, informs NATO official website.

This face to face meeting demonstrates a clear mutual interest to maintain the military lines of communication, in line with NATO’s policy of transparency and ongoing dialogue at the political level with senior Russian leadership.

General Pavel and General Gerasimov agreed to continue using the military lines of communication in the future.

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Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov and Chairman of the NATO Military Committee Petr Pavel discussed the security situation in Europe and the Middle East in Baku and agreed to continue contacts, the Russian Defense Ministry reports.

‘General Valery Gerasimov and General Petr Pavel exchanged views on the situation in the sphere of international security in Europe and the Middle East… During the meeting, the sides reached an agreement on continuing contacts,’ the report says.

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