Called Russia the main threat to the general association of the United States will lead the tabletop

The US Senate on Wednesday, July 29 approved the commander of the Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford (Joseph Dunford) Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It is reported by Reuters.

Adoption took place a few days before lawmakers go on summer vacation.

In this role, Dunford will replace Army General Martin Dempsey, who is expected to leave office in September.

Earlier in July, Dunford at a hearing in the Senate called Russia the main threat to US security. According to him, Russia has enough nuclear arsenal to threaten the sovereignty of the American allies. He also considers a reasonable idea of ​​sending lethal weapons to Ukraine.

Dunford has served as commander of the US Marine Corps since last year. From 2013 to 2014 he led the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan.

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