u.s. aid israel

U.S., Israel Close Many Gaps in Defense Aid Talks, Hope for Deal Soon

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Aug 3 – The United States and Israel have closed many of the remaining gaps in negotiations over a new multibillion-dollar military aid package for Washington’s top Middle East ally, and the two sides hope to reach a deal soon, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday. Jacob Nagel, acting head

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Israeli Official Links Netanyahu’s Cancelled U.S. Trip to Defence Aid Hold-Up

JERUSALEM, March 10 – A hold-up over a new U.S. defence package for Israel was behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to forgo a meeting with President Barack Obama in Washington this month, a senior Israeli official said on Thursday. Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely’s remarks contrasted with a statement by Netanyahu that cited his

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