Protecting Germany

The irony of history takes another turn.

On September 12, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said Germany’s security would be Israel’s “total commitment.” During his visit with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin, Lapid discussed Israel’s gas reserves in the eastern Mediterranean that could replace about 10 percent of Russian gas supplies to Europe. He also noted that Israel will help boost Germany’s military defense. “Israel … will play a part in building Germany’s new defense force, mainly in the field of air defense,” Lapid told reporters. “It has to do with our total commitment to the safety of Germany, to the safety of Europe, to the ability of liberal democracies to defend themselves.”

Read more at “Israel Pledges to Protect Germany”

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