Israel Denies Report Claiming Saudi Arabia Purchased Iron Dome System


Israel categorically denied a report Thursday claiming that Saudi Arabia has purchased the Iron Dome missile defense system and is working to reach an agreement on broad military cooperation with the Jewish State.

The report by the London-based Arabic-language news website Al-Khaleej Online cited “high-level diplomatic sources” as saying that Riyadh had purchased the Israeli system, designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range rockets and artillery shells, following talks mediated by the United States in tripartite meetings in Washington.

An Israeli defense official denied the report, which was also unconfirmed by Saudi officials.

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