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  Sivan 7, 5773 , 16/05/13

General Staff Weekend Getaway a Victim of Budget Talks

The Forum of the General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has cancelled a vacation that was scheduled for this weekend, according to a Thursday report by  IDF Radio. IDF sources explained that the getaway by senior officers was cancelled due to government meetings regarding the budget and not due to a special state of preparedness or considerations dictated by a sensitive security situation.

The meetings and pressure on officers to deal with time lost to the Shavu'ot holiday were also cited by the IDF Spokesperson's Office in confirming the details.

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