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Gantz heading to Morocco next week, will sign defense deal

Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaks at Haaretz Democracy Conference in Jaffa, on November 9, 2021. (Avshalom Sassoni/Flash90)
Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaks at Haaretz Democracy Conference in Jaffa, on November 9, 2021. (Avshalom Sassoni/Flash90)

Defense Minister Benny Gantz is scheduled to pay a visit to Morocco next week, says his office.

Gantz is expected to sign a defense deal with Rabat during his visit, as well as meet with his counterpart and with the Moroccan foreign minister.

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid visited Morocco in August to officially open up the Israeli Liaison Office in Rabat as well as meet with officials and sign a series of agreements.

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