Dominican Republic, U.S. Military Increase Cooperation

Posted January 27, 2015 at 5:10am

Dominican Today reports that “Dominican Republic and the United States … agreed to expand military cooperation, with American personnel temporarily present for training, joint exercises, humanitarian aid and other operations including the war on transnational crimes.”  

“Foreign minister Andrés Navarro and US ambassador James W. Brewster signed the agreement in a ceremony attended by Defense minister Lt. Gen. William Muñoz and US Southern Command chief, Gen. John Kelly.”  

“Navarro said the agreement provides facilities on visits, training, exercises and other activities to US staff and contractors temporarily in the Dominican Republic, as well as the means to achieve common objectives and interests.”