Barak to tell AG: Eizenkot appointment vital to Israel's defense

Defense Minster Ehud Barak is expected to issue a response to Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein's inquiry over Major-General Gadi Eizenkot's appointment as the army's next deputy chief of staff less than two months before the national elections.


Barak is expected to state that the appointment is vital to the IDF and the defense establishment. (Yoav Zitun)