Acting US Defence Secretary Meets French Counterpart

Washington, Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan met with French Defense Minister Florence Barley, who is currently visiting Washington.

“The two ministers agreed to continue joint action to ensure security and stability in northeastern Syria and Iraq,” the Pentagon said in a statement posted on its official website.

The two sides also discussed a number of other issues, including the United States’ commitment to defeat Daesh and the leadership of the international coalition forces.

Source: Oman News Agency