Shin Bet chief says farewell to outgoing IDF chief of staff

The head of the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) Yoram Cohen and senior officials from the domestic intelligence agency held a farewell meeting with the outgoing IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz at the agency’s central Israel headquarters on Monday.

Cohen paid tribute to years of cooperation between the Shin Bet and the IDF, which he said resulted in hundreds of operations and daily activities to thwart terrorism and safeguard national security.

Cohen personally thanked Gantz for the close cooperation, wishing him success in civilian life. Gantz said that the "quality cooperation between the bodies resulted in unprecedented operational successes that guarded state security and civilians."


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