Barak discusses Israel's security concerns with Gates in US

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 13, 2010 20:00

Defense Minister Ehud Barak met with US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates at the Pentagon in Washington Monday. According to a statement from the defense minister's office, the two discussed Israel's qualitative military edge, Iran and the situation in Lebanon surrounding the expected release of the Hariri tribunal.

The statement from Barak, released after the meeting, said that the two also discussed continued cooperation to actively protect Israel from rockets and missiles fired at it.


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