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  12/10/2012, Kislev 26, 5773

Mofaz: Eisenkott the Right Man at the Right Time, Place

Kadima party chairman Shaul Mofaz welcomed Monday's appointment of Major-General Gadi Eisenkott as deputy chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), saying, "Gadi Eisenkott - the right man at the right place and time."

The former chief of staff and defense minister wished Eisenkott success in the position, adding that he was "sure he will perform successfully." He called Eisenkott "a significant addition of strength to the senior IDF command."