Israel, Japan Sign Defense MoU

“The agreement will deepen and strengthen security relations between the countries,” said Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

From the signing ceremony (Photo: IMOD)

Israel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Japan that will “strengthen defense relations” between the two countries, the Israeli Defense Ministry announced Tuesday.

The MoU was signed at a celebratory ceremony on Tuesday at the Japanese Ministry of Defense headquarters in Tokyo.

The agreement was signed by the Director of Security for the Defense Establishment, Mr. Nir Ben Moshe, accompanied by the Israel Ambassador to Japan, Mrs. Yafa Ben Ari. Japan was represented by Director General, International Affairs, Mr. Suzuki and Director General, Equipment Policy, ATLA Mr. Aoyagi.

“I applaud the important agreement that was signed this morning with the Japanese Ministry of Defense,” said Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “The agreement will deepen and strengthen security relations between the countries. We have brought Israel-Japan relations to an all-time high.”

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