Defense Minister Gantz signs historic MoU with Bahrain


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Defense Minister Gantz signs historic MoU with Bahrain
Meeting with King, Gantz hails the deepening ties between the two countries.
Published: FEBRUARY 3, 2022

Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa and signed a historic public Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kingdom of Bahrain on Thursday, officially establishing security ties between the two Middle Eastern countries. The MoU was signed at the Bahrani Defense Headquarters in Manama with his Bahraini counterpart, Minister of Defense Affairs Lt.-Gen. Abdullah Bin Hassan Al Nuaimi, and the kingdom’s Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa.

The agreement will set a solid security cooperation framework that formalizes defense relations between the two countries, allowing for increased cooperation in various fields such as intelligence sharing, military-to-military training, cooperation between defense industries and more. At the ceremony, Gantz, who was joined by Political-Military Bureau Director Zohar Plati, called the MoU a “significant security agreement” that will allow for extensive cooperation and will strengthen the security of both countries.