Hagel Discusses Security Issues With Israeli Counterpart
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2013 Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today spoke with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon to discuss a number of regional security issues, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.
“The call touched upon the ongoing violence in Syria -- including the recent claims of use of chemical weapons -- the situation in Egypt, and Iran,” Little said in a statement summarizing the conversation.
Hagel and Yaalon agreed to continue to maintain intensive dialogue on the multitude of challenges facing the United States and Israel, he added.