Cabinet approves Aviv Kochavi as next IDF chief of staff

Israel’s cabinet has approved the recommendation of Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi as the 22nd Chief of Staff of the IDF on Sunday, replacing Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot.
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked congratulated Kochavi on his appointment, calling him an “unwavering fighter, worthy of the position of Chief of Staff during this sensitive period.”
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