Barak, Swiss counterpart discuss regional issues at Davos

January 26, 2012 14:19

Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Thursday met with his Swiss counterpart Ueli Maurer at the World Economic Forum in Davos. 

The two men discussed a host of regional issues, including the ongoing crisis in Syria, the situation in Lebanon, the attempt to renew the talks with the Palestinians and the Iranian issue.

Barak praised the recent European decision to tighten sanctions on Iran and noted the importance of US and EU pressure on Iran.  The two also discussed the expansion of bilateral security cooperation.

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