Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov held a telephone conversation with the chairman of the Committee of the Chiefs of Staff of the US Armed Forces, Mark Milli, the press service of the Russian military department reported.
“On November 23, 2021, a telephone conversation took place between the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation – First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Valery Gerasimov, and the Chairman of the Committee of the Chiefs of Staff of the United States of America, General Mark Milli, during which the military leaders discussed topical issues of international security “, – the message says.
The Chiefs of Staff noted that the parties discussed “several security-related issues of concern” during the telephone conversation. At the same time, it is emphasized that the parties agreed not to disclose specific details of the conversation.
“The telephone conversation was a continuation of communication between the two leaders to ensure risk reduction and operational conflict prevention,” the Chiefs of Staff said.
On November 22, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with the discussions, that the US government had sent intelligence to its European allies, including maps that allegedly show a buildup of Russian troops and weapons in preparation for a swift and massive invasion of Ukraine from multiple directions if the president Russian Vladimir Putin will make such a decision. The invasion supposedly could happen in early 2022.
Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov told reporters that the materials of foreign media, which say that Russia is allegedly planning an invasion of Ukraine, are stuffing.