Hagel, French Defense
Minister Le Drian Discuss Iraq
DoD News, Defense Media Activity.
Washington D.C. – (DoD
News) – July 15, 2014 – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel discussed the
situation in Iraq by phone today with French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le
Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby issued a
statement after the call saying Hagel "provided an update on the situation in
Iraq, to include the political dynamics in Baghdad and a general sense of the
Both also discussed defense cooperation in Africa as well as
preparations for the upcoming NATO summit in Wales in September, agreeing to
speak again soon, Kirby said.
Readout of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's Phone Call with French Minister of
Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian