Gen. Dempsey in Israel for Meetings with P.M. Netanyahu

Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs is in Israel for meeting that will deal with the Syrian civil war, Sinai terrorism & unrest in Egypt, and on Iran’s ongoing nuclear aspirations.

By Gil Ronen


General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, is in Israel for a visit that will deal with the Syrian civil war and Sinai terrorism. He was received by an IDF honor guard.

Dempsey with Gantz – IDF Spokesman’s Unit

During the visit, General Dempsey is scheduled to meet with Lieutenant-General Gantz and other IDF commanders to discuss cooperation and common security challenges.

Dempsey is also scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon.

Dempsey with Gantz – IDF Spokesman’s Unit

“In Israel, the chairman expects to discuss the United States’ unwavering commitment to Israel’s security, including potential threats from Iran, the ongoing civil war in Syria, and uncertainty in the Sinai,” his office said in a statement last week.

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