Gantz will be the personal guest of the British Chief of General Staff.
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The details of the visit remain confidential in order to avoid provocations by anti-Israel elements.
Recent years have seen a rapprochement between Israel and Britain in relation to the campaign against Iran's nuclear program. About a year and a half ago, Britain's Chief of General Staff, Sir Peter Wall, held a secret visit in Israel.
Gantz's trip was made possible after Britain amended a law which threatened Israeli officials with arrest while visiting London, in late 2011.
A source at the British Foreign Office said that the United Kingdom welcomes Israeli officials and will see to it that all visits are properly secured.
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