Defense chief, Israel officials discuss military cooperation

National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has discussed military cooperation between Philippines and Israel with Isreal Ambassador to the Philippines Rafael Harpaz and Israel Defense Attaché Colonel Shimon Edri.

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“Ambassador Rafael Harpaz and Non-Resident Defense Attaché to the Philippines Col. Shimon Edri had a meeting with Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana to discuss about the wide military cooperation between Israel and the Philippines,” the Embassy of Israel in the Philippines said on December 6.

The Philippine military has been actively acquiring equipment and upgrades from Israeli security and defense companies.