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Bennett holds first meeting with Shin Bet head, extends tenure

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett (right) and Shin Bet chief Nadav Argaman meet at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on June 15, 2021. (Haim Tzach/GPO)
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett (right) and Shin Bet chief Nadav Argaman meet at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on June 15, 2021. (Haim Tzach/GPO)

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett holds his first working meeting with Shin Bet security agency head Nadav Argaman.

In the meeting, held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem, Argaman presented Bennett “with an intelligence overview of what was happening in the various areas over which he is responsible,” the PMO says in a statement.

At Bennett’s request, Argaman’s tenure as head of the security agency, which was due to end in August, will be extended until October, the statement adds.

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