Chief of staff thanks PM, Ya’alon for extended term
Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz thanked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Minister of Defense Moshe Ya’alon for the decision to extend his tenure for a fourth year.


Gantz said, "I express my appreciation for the trust I receive from the Prime Minister and Defense Minister, and am assured that the trust and close cooperation and responsibility that prevails between the IDF and the Prime Minister and Minister of Defense in recent years will grow deeper, due to the security challenges standing before the IDF, within the framework of our shared responsibilities." (Yoav Zitun)