India and Israel today signed seven agreements across sectors including two MoUs are in the field of water management and three MoUs on space co-operation, one on Science and Technology and one on Agriculture. Later, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint press meet.
PM Modi said India and Israel have agreed to do much more together to protect strategic interests of both the countries. He said, our goal is to build a relationship that reflects our shared priorities and draws on enduring bonds between our peoples. Mr. Modi said he and Mr. Natanyahu discussed the situation in West Asia and the wider region. The Prime Minister also expressed India’s hope that peace, dialogue and restraint will prevail.
Speaking during the joint Press Meet Israeli Prime Minister said this is a deeply moving moment as the two countries are making history. He said we are being challenged by forces of terror and we have agreed to cooperate in this area. Mr. Netanyahu also said ours is a partnership to seek good, defend good and achieve good.