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Military Leaders to Meet in Jordan on Syria

Aug. 24, 2013

Amman (dpa) - Top military officials from the United States, Britain and several Arab countries are to meet in Amman this week to discuss the situation in Syria, the Jordanian state news agency reports.

They are to discuss the fallout of alleged chemical weapons use near the Syrian capital, Damascus, Jordanian sources said.

US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey is to attend the meeting, which is also set to include the participation of top military brass from France, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Russia, Italy, Canada, Turkey and Qatar.

Source: Copyright 2013 dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH

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