The head of US Central Command (CENTCOM), Gen. Eric Kurilla, visited Israel over the weekend at the invitation of IDF Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi, the Israeli military announced on June 11, Report informs referring to JNS.

Kurilla and Halevi held an operational situation assessment, discussed recent regional challenges and the strengthening of the strategic partnership, according to the IDF.

They also discussed developments in the war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip and ongoing Hezbollah attacks from Lebanon.