Antoni Macierewicz Visits Israel. Cooperation of the Defence Industries
Antoni Macierewicz, Polish Minister of Defence, along with Prime Minister Beata Szydło, are both taking part in Polish-Israeli consultations organized in Jerusalem. During the meeting with the Israeli Defence Minister, the issue of collaboration between the defence industries of both nations is to be discussed.
The plenary session led by the Polish and Israeli PMs, Beata Szydło and Benjamin Netanjahu, is to cover the areas of economic development, social security, culture, education and defence.
As it was stressed by Katarzyna Jakubowska, acting spokesperson of the Polish Ministry of Defence, during the meeting with the Israeli Minister of Defence, Avigdor Lieberman, bilateral military collaboration is to be discussed, with a particular emphasis placed on the relations and development of the defence industries. The Ministers will also talk about the current international politics, including the situation in the Middle East.
The offer created for Poland by the Israeli defence industry includes, among other products, Hermes 450 and 900 UAV systems, and Lynx rocket artillery solution, proposed within the Homar (Lobster) rocket artillery programme. It is possible that the dialogue will cover at least some of the aforesaid areas.
Furthermore, Katarzyna Jakubowska also announced that a meeting has been planned, with the Polish clergy working in the Holy Land.