Monday, March 27th | 29 Adar 5777

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
March 15, 2016 10:13 am

Israeli, US Defense Chiefs Discuss Security Aid Package

avatar by JNS.org

Email a copy of "Israeli, US Defense Chiefs Discuss Security Aid Package" to a friend
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, pictured, met at the Pentagon on Monday with U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, pictured, met at the Pentagon on Monday with U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon met at the Pentagon on Monday with US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. Among other matters, Ya’alon and Carter discussed the new 10-year memorandum of understanding on US security assistance to Israel that is currently being negotiated.

Other topics of discussion were recent developments in the Middle East and the deepening of ties between the Israeli and US defense establishments.

Ya’alon and Carter agreed to increase cooperation in the cyber domain, with the goal of bolstering their nations’ cyber defense capabilities.

Related coverage

March 26, 2017 11:31 pm
0

Pence at AIPAC: President Trump and I Stand Without Apology for Israel and We Always Will

“Under President Donald Trump, if the world knows nothing else, the world will know this -- America stands with Israel,”...

A Pentagon spokesman said Carter reaffirmed the “unshakable” U.S. commitment to Israel’s security and the importance of US-Israel defense ties.

After the meeting, Ya’alon said, “Our bond with the US is the cornerstone of our national security.” Ya’alon went on to call Carter a “true friend” who was “committed to Israel’s security.”

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

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner
  • shloime

    “Ya’alon went on to call Carter a “true friend” who was “committed to Israel’s security.”

    le’havdil?

Algemeiner.com