source: General Staff of the Army

Three days of meetings with the high commands of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Israel Ground Forces (IGF), visit to the Gaza Strip and to the Antiterrorism Centre.

Important sharing of experiences and abilities in the training and operational fields

The Chief of General Staff of the Italian Army, Lieutenant General Danilo Errico, has concluded his official visit to Israel where, last Sunday night, he was welcomed by the Ambassador of Italy in Israel H.E. Francesco Maria Talò. During the visit General Errico has met Major General Kobi Barak, the Israel Ground Forces (IGF) Commander.

After the Deputy Commander of the Gaza Division has illustrated the structure and the organization of the IDF, with particular reference to the Ground Forces, the Chief of General Staff of the Army went to the Gaza Strip where he could see the combat and control methods. Later he visited the training camp at the Antiterrorism Centre.

At the end of the meeting Lieutenant General Danilo Errico has expressed his appreciation for the conduct of the Israeli Army, stressing on the importance of sharing the experiences and the capabilities in the training field and exchanging of knowledge in the operational field, through the lessons learnt.