IDF chief Gantz set to make historic visit to China

17.05.2012                      25.Ijar. 5772                    Tag 40 des Omer

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IDF chief Gantz set to make historic visit to China

Israel informs US of the trip, which was approved by the Defense Ministry; ban on arms sales to China still in place.

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz will make a historic visit to Beijing next week for high-level talks with the Chinese defense establishment.
Gantz will leave Israel on Saturday night. He will be the guest of Gen. Chen Bingde, chief of the General Staff of the People’s Liberation Army, who visited Israel last August. It was the first time that a Chinese military chief visited the country….