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  12/10/2012, Kislev 26, 5773

Gadi Eisenkott Named Deputy Chief of Staff

The Israel Defense Forces announced, Monday morning, that Defense Minister Ehud Barak has accepted the recommendation of Chief of Staff Benny Gantz to appoint Northern Commander Gadi Eisenkott to replace Yair Naveh as deputy chief of staff.

The exact date that Major-General Eisenkott will assume his new position will be determined by Lieutenant-General Gantz.