Aharon Haliva, Chief of the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) Military Intelligence Directorate, announces his resignation within weeks, Report informs via i24 News.

In a statement, the Israeli military said: “The head of the Intelligence Division, Major General Aharon Haliva, in coordination with the Chief of Staff, requested to end his position following his command responsibility as head of the National Security Agency in the events of October 7.”

“Major General Aharon Haliva stated in his request his great appreciation for the actions of the IDF officers during the war,” read the IDF statement.

General Haliva is said to have served 38 years in the IDF. He was thanked for his contribution “as a soldier and commander to the security of the country.”

Shortly following the October 7 attack, Haliva was reported saying: “Already that morning I understood that it was over. After the war is over I will have to go.”