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IAF, USAF Discuss Collaboration

IAF's Amir Eshel and USAF Gen.David Goldfein in Israel, August 17, 2016 (Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit)

The historic friendship and cooperation between the United States and Israel continued yesterday as leaders of both nations' air forces met in Tel Aviv. Israel Hayom's Lilach Shoval reports that the leaders discussed the challenges facing the Jewish state in the changing and tumultuous Middle East, as well as the continuing collaboration between the two allies:

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein concluded his first official visit to Israel Wednesday.

Goldfein arrived in Israel on Monday at the invitation of Israeli Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel.

During his visit, Goldfein toured IAF bases, met with air force officers and soldiers, and participated in a simulation flight.

The IDF Spokesperson's Unit said that during their meetings Eshel and Goldfein discussed the challenges the IAF faces given the geopolitical and strategic changes in the Middle East, and the close collaboration between the Israeli and American air forces...

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