Missile boat crisis ends
as Germany gives Israel $382 million discount
Agreement is a reversal of Berlin's earlier decision to withhold the discount because of Israel's settlement construction.
A crisis between Israel and Germany over missile boats required to protect Israel's offshore gas fields has ended after Berlin agreed to slash €300 million (about $382 million) off the cost, officials on both sides said. They are expected to initial an agreement for the boats within weeks.
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