Israel, Morocco sign defence deal as part of normalizing ties

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Israel and Morocco signed a security memorandum of understanding on Wednesday during a visit from Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz, a follow-up to the two countries’ decision to normalize relations last year. The agreement lays the foundation for cooperation in several fields including intelligence, industrial collaboration and military training, according to a spokesperson for Gantz. Gantz signed the deal with senior Moroccan defence official Abdellatif Loudiyi. “It is a very significant development, which will enable us to work on joint projects and promote industrial cooperation. Relati…

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