Defense Minister Benny Gantz meets with Greek Defense Minister Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos

DM Benny Gantz takes part in G2G meetings between Israel and Greece, meets Greek DM Panagiotopoulos.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Benny Gantz with Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos
Benny Gantz with Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos
Ariel Hermoni/ Defense Ministry

Alternate Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Benny Gantz (Blue and White) on concluded his meeting with the Minister for National Defense of Greece Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos.

In their meeting, the two discussed further strengthening the successful defense cooperation between the two countries, emphasizing air and naval defense against radical forces, and also discussed advancing joint defense industries projects.

The two reviewed the excellent ties between the IDF and the Greek military and looked at opportunities to deepen them further.

Gantz thanked Minister Panagiotopoulos for the productive dialogue and underscored Israel’s view that Greece is a strategic partner and true friend. He also expressed his appreciation for its broad support of Israel in a variety of contexts, including within international institutions.

At the end of the meeting, the two ministers agreed to maintain regular communication.

On Tuesday afternoon, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The two plan to sign agreements on cyber, agriculture, and tourism at the end of their meeting.