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  10/17/2012, Cheshvan 1, 5773

Italian Army Head Visits Israel


Italian Army Chief of Staff, General Biagio Abrate visited Israel on Wednesday as a guest of Chief of Staff Lt.-General Benny Gantz. It was General Abrate's first visit to the Holy Land in his current position. He took part in an IDF honor guard ceremony and visited the Old City of Jerusalem and the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum.
 
He also took part in several working meetings with Israeli officials to discuss further cooperation between the Israeli and Italian militaries and mutual security challenges.