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        10/30/2013, Cheshvan 26, 5774

      Deputy Defense Min. Decries Budget Cuts


      Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon (Likud - Yisrael Beiteinu) decried the proposed budget cuts to the Israel Defense Forces. He said that battalion commanders need to know they will receive a fair salary competitive with high-tech companies in order to retain talented officers. The IDF has been attempting to streamline its operations lately.