Today (04.05.23) Minister of Defence Yoav Gallant has begun two official visits to Greece and Cyprus, starting in Athens.
Minister Gallant was hosted by his Greek counterpart, Minister of Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos at the Hellenic Ministry of Defence.
The minister was greeted in a celebratory ceremony, after which a series of professional discussions were held. Following the dialogue, the Ministers delivered statements to the press.
In his remarks, Minister Gallant emphasized the strength of the bilateral ties between Israel and Greece. He also addressed recent security events in Israel and the threat of Iranian regional aggression, as well as the progress in its nuclear programme.
“Iranian progress, and enrichment to 90%, would be a grave mistake on Iran’s part, and could ignite the region.”