Morocco and Israel want to establish a military base in Melilla

Morocco and Israel want to establish a military base in Melilla

November 21, 2021 – 12:00 – Morocco

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Morocco is working to strengthen its military cooperation with Israel. After purchasing Israeli drones and ordering kamikaze drones, the kingdom and its new partner are planning to build a military base near Melilla.

Rabat and Tel Aviv are preparing together to build a military base near Melilla, writes Spanish. This news comes a few days before the first visit of Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz to Morocco, which is scheduled for November 24-25.

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The specialized website stated that, “During this official trip, Benny Gantz is expected to commit to providing Morocco with an advanced Iron Dome air defense system, which is currently being produced for the United States.” Defense information. Al-Wasila adds that “new agreements will also be signed between Israel and Morocco to install a factory in the kingdom to manufacture military drones, including kamikaze drones.

Read also: Morocco wants to buy an Israeli anti-missile system “Iron Dome”.

The new agreement to be signed with Israel “goes a step further than the Ibrahim Accords that Morocco signed with the United States in October 2020, which is a defense roadmap for the two countries until 2030.” In recent years, Rabat has been responsible for the renewal and modernization of materials and equipment for the Royal Armed Forces, of which France, the United States and Israel are the main suppliers.

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