NATO Ships Arrive in Israel for Joint Exercise with IDF Navy

The British HMS Duncan and Spanish frigate Victoria, commissioned by NATO forces, docked in northern Israel's Haifa port on Friday, ahead of a joint NATO-Israel naval exercise

HMS Duncan (Photo: IDF website)

The British destroyer HMS Duncan and Spanish Navy frigate Victoria, on a NATO mission, docked in Haifa Port on Friday, ahead of a joint exercise with Israel

According to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, this is the first time that the Spanish frigate docked in an Israeli port.

The vessels’ visit will include meetings between senior NATO officers and their Israeli counterparts, as well as a joint NATO-Israel naval exercise.

“The exercise underscores NATO’s commitment to the strategic relationship with the Israeli Navy and to the maintenance of stability in the region,” the IDF said.


[Source: The Jerusalem Post]

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