IDF Chief of Staf Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot said, after learning of former Mossad chief Meir Dagan's death that Israel "lost a man and a commander whose life was interwoven with the affairs of his time."
"A brave warrior, a hero of Israel, whose overt and covert acts formed an extended achievement on behalf of the state's security and prosperity."
Eisenkot described Dagan as a "friend and a comrade in arms whose figure will be sorely missed."
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