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Mississippi governor and Israeli ambassador push trade

Ambassador Ronald Dermer of Israel, right, discusses with reporters the importance of his country becoming a financial and technology leader and how it would help Mississippi and Israeli private businesses establish commercial relationships Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Jackson, Miss. The visit was part of a business summit with Mississippi and Israel companies seeking the opportunity to meet and discuss possible trade. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

JACKSON — Leaders of Israel and Mississippi say they want to increase what is now a tiny trade between the Magnolia State and Middle Eastern nation, building an economic relationship on top of political ties. Gov. Phil Bryant and Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer hosted a trade meeting Tuesday in Jackson. Dermer says Mississippi businesses can benefit from ...

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MDA to lead business delegation to Israel

JACKSON — Representatives from the Mississippi Development Authority will lead a delegation of Mississippi companies on a business development mission to Israel in the fall. The Sept. 14-19 trip will focus on aerospace, defense and related industries and will include participation in the 5th Annual Israel Unmanned Systems 2014. MDA Executive Director Brent Christensen said in a news release yesterday ...

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March MDA trip aims to expand state's Israel business ties

he Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) will lead a delegation of state business leaders on a business development mission to Tel Aviv, Haifa and Jerusalem, Israel from March 17-22. The trip is designed to connect Mississippi businesses looking to expand trade and create business relationships with opportunities in Israeli markets. During the business development mission, delegates will meet one-on-one with qualified ...

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US-Saudi arms deal ripples from Iran to Israel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — As American and Saudi officials spent months quietly hammering out a wish list for a mammoth sale of American warplanes and other weapons to the oil-rich kingdom, leaders in Iran were busy publicly displaying their advances in missiles, naval craft and air power. In one memorable bit of political theater, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stood ...

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Israeli government minister tours Columbus factory

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Israel’s infrastructure minister said he was pleased with the quality of workers he met Tuesday while touring an Israeli-owned factory in Mississippi. Uzi Landau visited Stark Aerospace, which manufactures military drones in Columbus, Miss. The company employs about 115 people and is a subsidiary of Israeli Aerospace Industries. “When I met the chief executive of Stark ...

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Israeli Representative Visits Mississippi

Opher Aviran, Israel’s new consul general to the southeastern U.S., makes his first visit to Mississippi. The Magnolia State has exported more than $350 million to Israel since 1991, making it the state’s 48th largest trade partner in the world.

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