The IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi met with his Hungarian counterpart, Lieutenant General Tibor Benko this morning at the Aviv base located in northern Tel Aviv. The Hungarian Defense Minister also joins Lt. Gen. Tibor Benko in his work visit to Israel.
Lt. Gen. Ashkenazi briefed his counterpart on the security challenges that the Israel Defense Forces currently face. During the rest of his visit to Israel, Lt. Gen. Benko will visit the Yad Va’Shem Holocaust museum and will tour throughout Jerusalem. This is Lt. Gen. Benko’s first visit to Israel as Chief of Staff. He has been in office for approximately a year.