IDF Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Aviv Kochavi arrived in Bahrain. This is the first ever visit of the head of the IDF General Staff to this country. During the visit, he will meet with his colleague, the head of the General Staff of the Bahrain army, as well as with the head of the National Security Council of this country and other representatives of the defense system of Bahrain.
Lieutenant General Kochavi is accompanied on the trip by the head of the Iranian department in the General Staff, Major General Tal Kalman.
Defense Minister Benny Gantz visited Bahrain last month. During his visit, an agreement was signed on defense cooperation between the two states.