Özel is currently on an official visit to Washington and is scheduled to meet with other top brass at the Pentagon later in the day. Gen. Özel is also expected to meet with US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and attend a dinner hosted by Gen. Dempsey and his spouse, Deanie Dempsey.
Turkish, US military chiefs discuss top security issues in Washington
Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey (L) and Gen. Necdet Özel (C), chief of the Turkish General Staff, listens to the national anthems during an arrival honor cordon at the Pentagon on May 10, 2012. (Photo: AP)
May 11, 2012, Friday/ 10:51:00/ TODAY'S ZAMAN
Keywords: issues , meet , military , Pentagon , security , staff , gen , dempsey , Washington , özel