Israel says India to restart talks on missile sales


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India is to restart talks with Israel over a cancelled deal to buy anti-tank missiles, the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday.

New Delhi had suspended the $500 million (417 million euro) deal to buy the Spike anti-tank missiles from Israel’s state-owned defence contractor Rafael after apparently deciding to manufacture the equipment at home.

But Netanyahu, in India on the first visit by an Israeli premier in 15 years, said his Indian counterpart had agreed to review the 2014 agreement.

“Following the talks I had with my friend Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Indian government has informed us that it is putting the Spike deal back on…



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