U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley met Tuesday with Chief of the Turkish General Staff Gen. Yasar Guler in Brussels, Belgium. 

“The two leaders discussed the security situation in Syria and the importance of U.S.-Turkish cooperation in the region,” Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. DeDe Halfhill said in a statement.

“The U.S. values its strategic bilateral relationship with Turkey,” said the statement.

Milley is in Brussels to attend the NATO Military Committee in Chiefs of Defense session at NATO Headquarters.

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