Ehud Barak meets with Russian chief-of-staff at Paris Air Show

As part of his visit to the 48th Paris Air Show, Defense Minister Ehud Barak met on Tuesday Russian Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Nikolai Makarov. Barak briefed the Russian chief-of-staff on the major security issues in the region, including Iran and post-election Lebanon. The defense minister also requested that Makarov prevent the transfer of arms, which might have a destabilizing effect, to the region.