The US and Israel are considering joint military exercises in the Middle East to respond to attacks by Iran and its proxies.
Arab News, referring to the report of the American channel Fox News, said that in the meeting between the Israeli Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi and the US Chairman Joint Chief of Staff General Mark Milley, they discussed conducting air force exercises in order to prevent Iran and its Troops should be trained for any potential conflict with allied proxies.
The Iranian government has been accused of using heavy weapons to “crush” the protests
Aviv Kochavi said that during the talks with US Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, ‘it was agreed that we are at a critical juncture in terms of Iran and its terrorist proxies in the region. Counter-operational plans and cooperation need to be accelerated.
He said that the Israeli Defense Forces encourage all operational plans against threats from Iran.
The Israeli Chief of Staff added, “Iran is under economic, military and internal pressure, while on the other hand, it is also promoting its nuclear program.”
The US Department of Defense said in a statement after the meeting at the Pentagon that the two leaders discussed “regional security issues, broader opportunities for bilateral cooperation, defense against threats posed by Iran in the region and other issues of mutual strategic interest.” discussed.’
According to the statement, the United States and Israel maintain a strong military relationship as partners committed to maintaining peace and security in the Middle East.