Gantz phones German counterpart Lambrecht to congratulate her new post

Defense Minister Benny Gantz says he just got off the phone with German counterpart Christina Lambrecht whom he congratulated on her entry into the post.

“During the conversation, I emphasized the importance of cooperation between the defense systems, armies and industries as well as the special relationship between our two countries,” Gantz says in a statement.

“We also discussed regional challenges, particularly the Iranian threat and its effects on the Middle East and the world. We agreed to continue to maintain ongoing contacts and to deepen the connection between the Israeli Defense Ministry and the German Defense Ministry.”

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