US army chief on official visit to Israel

The Chairman of the Joint US Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, arrived in Israel Monday for an official visit, as the guest of the IDF Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Gady Eisenkot.

Gen. Dunford will meet with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman, Lt. Gen. Eisenkot and additional IDF commanders. They will discuss “cooperation between the two armies and mutual challenges.” This is the US army chief’s third visit to Israel. Tuesday, he will be greeted with an official Honor Guard when he arrives at IDF General Staff Headquarters in Tel-Aviv.
US President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Israel on May 22.

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