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Readout of Secretary Mattis’ Meeting with Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman


Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout:

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis met today with Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman to discuss mutual security issues, including Iranian malign influence and destabilizing affects in the region.

Secretary Mattis and Minister Lieberman reaffirmed their commitment to the U.S. - Israeli defense relationship and qualitative military edge, as well as the United States’ unwavering commitment to Israel’s security.