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Defense minister concludes meetings with Israeli counterpart in Israel

Defense minister concludes meetings with Israeli counterpart in Israel

Greek Defense Minister Nikos Dendias concluded his one-day visit to Israel on Monday.

Dendias met with his Israeli counterpart Yoav Gallant. Following their meeting the two ministers participated in bilateral talks between the two countries’ delegations that focused on further strengthening the Greece-Israel collaboration in the defense sector.

“We highlighted the excellent level of cooperation between our countries’ Armed Forces, which includes multiple joint exercises,” said Dendias in a statement uploaded on social media. “We also agreed to enhance our mutually beneficial cooperation in the area of defense research and technology with the involvement of the defense industry, research institutions, and other innovation bodies,” he added.

Also discussed during the meetings were regional collaboration issues and security and stability challenges in the greater region of the East Mediterranean. [AMNA, Ekathimerini]

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