Hagel Meets With Israeli Defense Minister in Tel Aviv

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center right, receives an honor cordon by Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 22, 2013. Hagel is on a six-day trip to the Middle-East, where he is visiting foreign counterparts in Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, receives an honor cordon by Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center, receives an honor cordon by Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, receives an honor cordon by Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, shakes hands with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, meets with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from right, and Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, left, exit an Israeli Black Hawk helicopter after touring the Golan Heights in Jerusalem, April 22, 2013. Hagel and Yaalon flew over the area that boarders Syria, which is in the midst of a civil war. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, holds a joint press conference with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, right, in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 22, 2013. Hagel and Yaalon answered questions regarding Iran's attempts at producing a nuclear weapon as well as the civil war in Syria. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, walks with a senior military assistant to meet with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, April 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, shakes hands with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, April 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, April 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Israeli President Shimon Peres speaks during a meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in Jerusalem, April 22, 2013. 
 DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, April 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, April 22, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo