Netanyahu states Kochavi is 'worthy' to be new IDF chief of staff

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that he is of the opinion that Aviv Kochavi is "the worthy candidate to be the next IDF chief of staff," the statement was given to the press on Friday.
Minister of Defense Avigdor Liberman announced on Friday that he chose Aviv Kochavi to become the new IDF chief of staff.
The nomination of Kochavi will be brought before the Goldberg Committee on Sunday and, subject to its approval, the defense minister will present his appointment to the cabinet.
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