Gantz meets with Maas, expresses thanks for Germany’s support

Defense Minister Benny Gantz meets with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Tel Aviv, the Defense Ministry says in a statement.

The statement says Gantz expressed his appreciation for Germany’s “unequivocal support” and “unwavering commitment” to Israel’s security.

The two note their shared goal of “weakening extremist elements and strengthening moderate forces in Gaza and in the region at large, to the end of securing long-term peace and stability,” the statement says.

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