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In Baku, US and Russian generals discussed Afghanistan and Syria

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Russian Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov has held a meeting with NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe Tod Wolters in Azerbaijan’s capital of Baku, TASS reports citing the Russian Defence Ministry.

'The parties exchanged views on European and global security, ways to prevent incidents between Russia and NATO and the prospects for resuming dialogue between military experts,' the statement of the Defence Ministry reads.

The Russian Defence Ministry added that Gerasimov and Wolters had also discussed 'the fight against terrorism and maritime piracy, the situations in Afghanistan and Syria.'

In addition, they confirmed their interest in maintaining contacts.

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