U.S., Russian and Turkish Generals Meet on Friendly-Fire Deaths in Syria

(Wall Street Journal) Margaret Coker, Nathan Hodge and Gordon Lubold - U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with Russian Gen. Valery Gerasimov and Turkish Gen. Hulusi Akar in Antalya, Turkey, on Tuesday to improve communications after a number of deaths in what were deemed friendly-fire incidents. The meeting took place a week after a Russian airstrike near Manbij hit Syrian forces being trained by the U.S. Last month, a Russian airstrike killed three Turkish soldiers near al-Bab.

2017-03-08 00:00:00

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