Israel, US agree to postpone missile defense exercise

January 15, 2012 14:04

Israel and the US have agreed to postpone a missile defense exercise billed as the largest ever in the country's history by two or three months.

In recent weeks, the defense establishment held talks with the Pentagon about postponing the drill, which was initially scheduled for April.

Officials refused to elaborate on the reasons behind Israel's request to postrpone the drill, but said they were mostly "technical and logisitical."

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