Presidential Proclamation Recognizing Jerusalem as the Capital of the State of Israel and Relocating the United States Embassy to Israel to Jerusalem

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The foreign policy of the United States is grounded in principled realism, which begins with an honest acknowledgment of plain facts.  With respect to the State of Israel, that requires officially recognizing Jerusalem as its capital and relocating the United States Embassy to Israel to Jerusalem as soon as practicable. The Congress, since the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 (Public Law 104-45) (the “Act”), has urged the United States to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and to relocate our…

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NATO and Israel sign agreement on the protection of exchanged classified information

On 14 November 2017, NATO and the State of Israel concluded the Administrative Arrangements for the protection of classified information as part of a Security Agreement initially signed in 2001. Ms Wendy A. Bashnan, Director of the NATO Office of Security, and Mr Nir Ben Moshe, Director for the Security of the Defence Establishment, signed the Administrative Arrangements at the Ministry of Defence of Israel in Tel Aviv. The Arrangements will facilitate the cooperation between NATO and Israel as they serve as common minimum standards to be applied to the…

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BIRD Aerosystems has successfully delivered another ASIO Maritime Program to Angola

Israeli BIRD Aerosystems’, the developer and manufacturer of the Airborne Surveillance, Information and Observation (ASIO) solution, has recently delivered its ASIO Multi-Segment task force solution to Angola. The ASIO maritime program delivered is currently in operational use by this country’s security forces, protecting the country’s territorial water from different threats including piracy, terror, and smuggling. BIRD’s ASIO maritime solution provides customers with an integrated Aerial-Naval-Land solution. It facilitates maritime and coastal surveillance, patrol, survey of borders and strategic assets as well as Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) monitoring capabilities. The ASIO…

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