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        1/21/2014, Shevat 20, 5774

      IDF Chief of Staff in Brussels for NATO Conference


      Lieutenant-General Benny Gantz of the Israel Defense Forces landed in Brussels, Tuesday afternoon for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's annual conference of chiefs of staff. He is scheduled to meet with senior NATO officials and other colleagues from around the world, and take part in the Mediterranean Dialogue meeting.

      Gantz is expected to present the challenges with which Israel and the IDF are dealing, with an emphasis on the challenges of the Middle East and the rise of global terrorism. Deputy Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkott is in charge during Gantz's absence.