Barak: Israel happy to weclome Adm. Mullen upon his visit

June 27, 2010 15:02

Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Sunday greeted the visiting chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen and expressed Israel's gratitude for the US' contribution to Middle Eastern and Israeli security.

"We are happy to welcome chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mullen to Israel for a brief work visit," said Barak.Barak continued, "We very much value his contribution to the security and stability of the region and his contribution to the close working relationship between the IDF and the defense establishment and US armed forces and the Pentagon. We are pleased to see him here as one who contributes much to the security of the entire region and to the security of the State of Israel."

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