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  1/24/2013, Shevat 13, 5773

Defense-Cooperation Agreement with Switzerland Signed


Defense Minister Ehud Barak signed a defense-cooperation agreement with Switzerland, Thursday. The agreement regulates cooperation in defense policy, military industry  and cooperation between the armed forces of the two countries.

During his meeting with Swiss counterpart Ueli Maurer, the two discussed the Middle East and developing ties between the two countries. Barak has been visiting Switzerland in conjunction with the World Economic Forum, which is taking place in the eastern resort of Davos.