Israeli air force launches joint exercises with Greece

[ PIC 30/10/2012 – 09:56 AM ]


OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli air force launched joint maneuvers with its Greek counterpart for the first time, Hebrew media reported.

Yediot Ahronot said on Monday that the military exercises were held in both countries but did not disclose the timing, noting that the maneuvers were launched after deterioration of relations with Turkey.

The newspaper quoted Israeli sources as saying that the drills were a clear message to Turkey, which decided to halt its annual military exercises with Israel following the Israeli navy attack on the Freedom Flotilla that killed a number of Turkish nationals a couple of years ago.

They pointed out that the maneuvers were also held at a time of Turkish threats to Greece not to approach the natural gas offshore fields.

The Israeli government had opted to forging closer ties with Athens in a bid to find an alternate strategic ally to Ankara.


Still live in fairytaleland about Israel? Time to wake up: The Map of the “Greater Israel” even is hammered on the currency:

All facts storified and continuously updated. Read what Israeli ‘leaders’ have said and done even before (peace) talks and how their actions contradict the reality and ugly facts which they try to hide from you:

Israel. Not looking for Peace. Nor Talks. But this…


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