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US generals head to Tunisia ahead of major military exercise

The Pentagon aims to bolster partnerships in North Africa with the African Lion exercise this summer.

Two senior United States Army commanders will arrive in Tunisia on Wednesday to meet with local officials ahead of a planned multinational military exercise in North Africa.

Gen. Christopher Cavoli, the commander of all US Army forces in Europe and Africa, and Maj. Gen. Andrew Rohling, head of the Southern Europe Task Force, will meet with senior officials in Tunis.

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