Israeli media reported that three senior IDF commanders, Major General Tal Kalman, head of the IDF’s strategy division, or deputy head of the Israeli army, Brigadier General Efi Dafrin in this case as well that the head of the Intelligence Division met in Rabat, the Inspector General of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), Lieutenant General Belkhir El Farouk as well as senior officials of the General Staff and the head or head of intelligence and the head of the operations division.
The two delegations agreed on military cooperation in mutual interests within the framework of the historic agreement reached in November 2021. This is the first official visit, of Major General Tal Kalman, the officer in charge of the Iranian file, of the General Efi Drafin and General G., Chief of Intelligence Operations and Commander of International Cooperation. These senior Israeli military officials who therefore completed their first official trip to Morocco this week, which included, among other things, meetings including that with Lieutenant General Belkhir El Farouk, signed a memorandum of understanding on military cooperation. spouse.
“The military officials discussed the historical and cultural bond between our two countries and mutual interests in the Middle East, and expressed their desire to promote extensive military cooperation,” the IDF said in a statement following the signing ceremony of the agreement to bring the two armies together, the IDF said. The senior officers also met with other senior Moroccan military officials, including the head of the intelligence division and the head of the operations division, the document said. “Opportunities for military collaborations were discussed, both in training and in the operational and intelligence fieldssaid the Israeli army.
Last week, IDF second-in-command Major General Tal Kelman and other officials held talks with US defense officials at the Pentagon. The Rabat meetings took place as Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the largest aerospace and defense company in the Jewish state, signed a memorandum of understanding in the Moroccan capital on Wednesday in the presence of Ryad Mezzour, Moroccan Minister of Industry and Trade, Boaz Levy, President and CEO of the IAI and Amir Peretz, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the IAI.
The agreement is “a further step in creating a new partnership between the IAI and the aerospace industries in Morocco”, said Amir Peretz, Chairman of the IAI Board of Directors and former Israeli Minister of the Defense, in a press release. “Together, we will build common teams that will turn our vision into reality. Today I am filled with pride that my country, Israel, is getting closer to the country in which I was born, Morocco“said Peretz. IAI President and CEO Boaz Levy said the MOU is “another expression of the deepening partnership between the two countries and will help promote joint and commercial projects in the aviation industry“. In addition, the Jewish state announced on Friday the holding of a “historic” meeting on the occasion of the planned visit to Israel by American Secretary of State Antony Blinken, with representatives of the United Arab Emirates, Morocco and Bahrain.