IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz arrived in China on Sunday for a series of high-level talks with the Chinese defense establishment.
Gantz will be the guest of Chief of General Staff of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Gen. Chen Bingde who visited Israel last August. It was the first time that a Chinese military chief visited Israel.
During the trip, Gantz will meet with senior Chinese military officers and visit a number of bases. The visit was approved by Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Israel has also updated the United States.