Since 2018, he serves as the OC of the IDF’s Aerial Defense Command.
The issue of prohibiting hametz in public areas such as hospitals, shopping malls and military bases, has become more controversial in recent years.
The case involved the injury of Ili Hayut, 22, then a Corporal in in the IDF’s elite Maglan reconnaissance unit, who was ordered to jump from a moving Hummer during a training exercise.
"I am responsible for the order to open fire," said IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kohavi. "You are not alone and will not be alone."
“No progress was achieved with respect to the disarmament of armed groups. Hezbollah continued to acknowledge publicly that it maintains military capabilities,” Guterres said.
Ashkenazi flies to Moscow after Lavrov-Hezbollah meeting
IDF senior sources said that Kochavi intends to discuss with the European leaders security-related issues with an emphasis on Iran, Lebanon and ICC probe.
The IDF chief said that "the State of Israel is constantly dealing with multiple threats. All of our fronts are active, and all these fronts require updated, real-time intelligence."
In a letter addressed to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Iran's representative to the UN noted a recent speech given by IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi.
On Wednesday, the security cabinet is set to meet to discuss tensions with Tehran, including concerns that the US could return to the JCPOA nuclear deal.