Defence: US approves record $38bn Israel military aid deal

The ties among Israel and US was strained since last year. Today, US departament of state has announced it reached a deal to Israel ons its military aid in value of 38 billion dollars for next 10 years.

The agreement, to be signed on Wednesday, follows 10 months of talks.

It was approved despite frustration within the Obama administration at Israeli settlement building.

The agreement, which replaces a 10-year package set to expire in 2018, “constitutes the single largest pledge of bilateral military assistance in US history”, said the state department.

After that, US president Barack Obama will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during at UN general assembly on next week.

Conclusion: More weapons for great ally.


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