Barak to interview 5 Chief of General Staff candidates

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 20, 2010 07:27

Defense Minister Ehud Barak was scheduled to resume the process of finding a replacement for outgoing IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi on Friday.

Barak was scheduled to interview the five leading candidates to fill the IDF's top position: OC Southern Command Maj. Gen. Yoav Galant, OC Northern Command Maj.-Gen. Gadi Eisencott, deputy CGS Maj. Gen. Benny Gantz, OC Central Command Maj.-Gen. Avi Mizrahi and IDF attache in Washington, Gadi Shamni.The defense minister was also scheduled to meet with Ashkenazi on Friday.


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