March 15th, 2010

The Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi, landed half an hour ago in Ankara, Turkey and was received by GOC Ankara Command, General Mehmet Emin Elfman. The Chief of the General Staff is currently in transit to a NATO conference on terror, headed by the Commander of the Turkish Armed Forces. Over the course of the day, Lt. Gen. Ashkenazi will meet with his Turkish counterpart and the Turkish Defense Minister and will place a wreath on the mausoleum of Kemal Ataturk.

Pictures: Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, Visits Turkey, 15 Mar 2010

Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi arrives at the Turkish Air Force base.

Pictures: Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, Visits Turkey, 15 Mar 2010

GOC Ankara Command, Gen. Mehmet Emin Elfman, and Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi in Turkey.