Israel signs defense MOU with Japan

Memorandum of Understanding signed with Japanese Defense Ministry in Tokyo to strengthen defense cooperation between Israel and Japan.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

PM Netanyahu with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe (ARCHIVE)
PM Netanyahu with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe (ARCHIVE)

Israel has signed a defense agreement with Japan, the government announced Tuesday.

Prime Minister Netanyahu stated following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU): "I applaud the important agreement that was signed this morning with the Japanese Ministry of Defense. The agreement will deepen and strengthen security relations between the countries. We have brought Israel-Japan relations to an all-time high."

The MOU between Israel and Japan was signed at a celebratory ceremony today at the Japanese Ministry of Defense headquarters in Tokyo. This agreement is expected to strengthen and deepen the defense cooperation and relations between the two countries.

The MOU 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.