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Carter, Liberian President Discuss Military Relationship

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WASHINGTON, May 17, 2013 – Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter welcomed Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the Pentagon yesterday to discuss the military relationship between their nations, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.

In a statement summarizing the meeting, Little said Carter expressed admiration for the foundational work the United States and Liberia have accomplished together to make the Liberian armed forces a viable and stabilizing force.