Tag: Germany-Israel relations

Visitors look at an Israel Aerospace Industries-made drone, Heron TP, on the last day of the 47th Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, north of Paris, Sunday June 24, 2007. The Heron TP is a medium altitude long endurance UAV system. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

Germany Agrees to Lease Israeli-Made Drones: Manufacturer

JERUSALEM – Germany has agreed a nine year deal worth over half a billion dollars to lease Israeli military reconnaissance drones capable of carrying missiles, the aircraft’s manufacturers said Thursday.

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Germany Nixes Billion Dollar Drone Deal with Israel

A billion-dollar deal which would have seen Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) leasing Heron-2 drones to the German Air Force was scrapped Wednesday from the German agenda amid objections by coalition parties opposed to their offensive capabilities.

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Iran Rejects German Demand of Recognizing Israel

Iran has rejected outright the demand of Germany’s economy minister that it recognize Israel as a precondition for full normalization of ties between Berlin and Tehran.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani answers a question during press conference in New York on September 26, 2014. Rouhani said Friday that talks with international powers on Tehran's nuclear program must move forward more quickly, saying limited progress had been made in recent days.

Iranian President To Visit Germany This Month

TEL AVIV – Following a meeting last week between German officials and Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is slated to visit the German capital later this month, raising concerns for Israel’s ties with Berlin.

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Israel Rejects Report Claiming Germany Frustrated with Jewish State

TEL AVIV – A senior official in Jerusalem denied a report on Saturday that claimed Germany is growing increasingly frustrated with Israel’s settlement policies and Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she understands why Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is seeking the support of the UN Security Council.