Defense officials: Barak mulled buying Greek isle for Israeli navy training
IDF decides not to pursue the project, citing doubts about its economic viability.
By Gili Cohen and Barak Ravid | 09:32 12.09.12 | 10
Two weeks ago Defense Minister Ehud Barak asked the Israel Defense Forces to consider leasing or buying a Greek island to use as a training area for the navy. But the IDF decided not to pursue the project, citing doubts about its economic viability, defense officials say.