Thursday, July 7, 2011

Strong military cooperation Greece-Israel in the Eastern Mediterranean


"A strong strategic axis of Greece and Israel, even stronger than that which exists today will know the Eastern Mediterranean in the coming years as strategic components of the two countries meet and complement each other. In this context we will see the entrance of the Israeli defense industries in Greece very soon "said the supreme Israeli government source.

At the same time in the House, the Greek Minister of National Defence Panos Beglitis characterized "strategic choice" to develop and deepen relations between our country and Israel. One option that was started by the Karamanlis government, especially after 2007 and continued by the current government.

In his speech at the meeting of the Standing Committee on National Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee, P. Beglitis said exactly the same as leaking the Israelis: That will soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of military, strategic, military, technological and industrial relations with his Israeli counterpart.

The NDP is the first goal of the Israelis. The Company believes that it can survive and develop very dynamically, with a total staff number about 500 people. The two programs cluster of 120 and 155 mm., Various other programs ammunition, antitank weapons and etc. are excellent business opportunities for either Rafael-IMI, while the IAI has expressed interest in ODA in the event of a possible privatization of.

Also, soon to be signed and the intergovernmental agreement on defense and military cooperation, especially in the field of cooperation in defense industries and defense equipment.

Greece will offer Israel the window you want in Europe and Israel the support they need geostrategic Greece and Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean, all of course with profit in mind for all: The exploitation of oil and gas pass through the Eastern Mediterranean the triple strategic relationship between Greece and Cyprus and Israel.

Meanwhile, t not a failure of talks on normalizing diplomatic relations between Turkey and Israel, which have deteriorated since the Israeli attack in international waters last May against the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara, Israeli sources confirmed.

According to the source who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity, of intensive talks between the two countries held in New York and Geneva failed to reach a compromise on the request of Turkey for an official apology and Israel's refusal to express something more than regret for the deaths of nine Turkish activists.

Neither Turkey nor Israel signed the UN report about the incident, which will be delivered to the Secretary General of the United Nations.

The refusal of Israel to sign the report focuses on the investigation concludes that the commandos acted in a manner "disproportionate and unjust" toward Mavi Marmara.

According to Israeli sources, the UN Commission affirmed the legality of the blockade of the Gaza Strip imposed by Israel.

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