| 23 February 2024, Friday |

U.S. military: Pentagon leaders have not spoken with Russian counterparts since invasion

According to the Pentagon, no senior US military officers have talked with their Russian counterparts since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began nine days ago.

According to Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley did not speak with their counterparts.

Austin and Milley had both communicated with their colleagues before to Russia’s incursion.

  • Reuters