Sunday, November 18th | 10 Kislev 5779

March 6, 2013 1:11 am

Hagel to Barak: US Will Keep Funding Israeli Missile Defense

avatar by News Editor

Email a copy of "Hagel to Barak: US Will Keep Funding Israeli Missile Defense" to a friend

Defense Minister Ehud Barak. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Times of Israel – US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak Tuesday that while the US continues to believe there is still time to address the threat of Iran obtaining nuclear weapons through diplomacy, that window is closing.

In his first meeting with a foreign defense chief, the newly appointed Hagel expressed his strong commitment to Israel’s security, including maintaining Israel’s qualitative military edge and continued US support for missile and rocket defense systems in spite of fiscal constraints, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.

Read full story.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner