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Netanyahu, Gallant observe Juniper Oak joint exercise with US military

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav Gallant visited the Israel Air Force control center on Wednesday to observe the joint Juniper Oak exercise taking place with the U.S. military.

“This exercise expresses the unshakeable strategic partnership between Israel and the U.S., and constitutes an additional stage in building up Israeli military strength. Israel will always defend itself with its own forces but—of course—welcomes the deepening cooperation with our greatest ally,” said Netanyahu.

He and Gallant were joined by IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Herzi Halevi and National Security Council Director Tzachi Hanegbi, along with other senior defense officials.

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