3 March 2023

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley visited Israel and met with his Israeli counterpart; according to a U.S. readout, they “discussed regional security issues, opportunities for increased bilateral cooperation, coordination to defend against threats posed by Iran across the region and other items of mutual strategic interest”. Milley also met with Israel’s defence minister, who asserted that “ongoing cooperation is required in order to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon”.

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