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  7/2/2013, Tammuz 24, 5773

Dempsey Speaks with Egyptian Counterpart

General Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called the chief of staff of Egypt's armed forces on Monday.

The Pentagon would not disclose the details of the conversation, which came after the Egyptian army issued a 48-hour ultimatum for politicians to settle the country's political standoff.