During the visit of the head of the Israeli defense department to Washington, they discussed the possibility of acquiring advanced American F-15 and F-35 fighters, transport helicopters, and a V-22 helicopter.
According to Interfax, citing Israeli newspaper Yediot Ahronot, Israeli and US Defense Ministers Beni Gantz and Mark Esper signed a joint declaration reaffirming Washington’s commitment to maintaining Israel’s military superiority in the Middle East.
“In recent weeks, we have had important discussions that reaffirm the US commitment to maintaining Israel’s military superiority”, – Gantz said after the Pentagon meeting.
The minister expressed hope for continued fruitful cooperation with Washington.
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“We are now entering a period of normalization in the Middle East. Together with the United States, allies, old and new, we can ensure a fruitful cooperation”, – said Gantz.