Israel negotiating boat deal with Germany, while considering other options
Talks with Germany are at an advanced stage, but Israel is also mulling purchasing ships from South Korea or Italy, to defend its offshore gas rigs.
Israel wants to purchase four relatively small, frigate-class ships to protect its natural gas reserves in the Mediterranean Sea, at a reported cost of about $100 million per boat. Last week, Haaretz reported that Israel and Germany were at an advanced stage of talks over the purchase. However, a deal has not been signed...
Like us on Facebook and get articles directly in your news feed