Ashkenazi praises cooperation between IDF and Beduin community

Ashkenazi praises cooper

"This is our only country and the only path ahead of us is to encourage cooperation with the Beduin community," said IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi during a visit to the Beduin village of Segev Shalom in honor of Eid al-Adha, the Muslim Festival of the Sacrifice. Both local leaders and senior IDF officers attending the event stressed the importance of such cooperation. "The IDF will continue to ensure equal opportunity for Beduins wishing to serve in the military," pledged Ashkenazi.