Disabled IDF vets to meet MKs about benefits

23.07.2012                      04.Aw. 5772

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Disabled IDF vets to meet MKs about benefits

Veterans previously set up a protest tent in Tel Aviv, blocked the entrance to the defense establishment headquarters and set tires on fire.

Disabled Israel Defense Forces veterans will meet today with the Knesset Health and Welfare Committee, following two months of protest against what they say is the Defense Ministry's refusal to honor agreements with them, and declining benefits. Defense Ministry director general Udi Shani is also expected to attend the meeting….