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Gantz takes off for a 4-day security visit to an unnamed foreign country

Judah Ari Gross is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Defense Minister Benny Gantz attends a conference for retired Israelis in the Eshkol region, on July 13, 2021. (Flash90)
Defense Minister Benny Gantz attends a conference for retired Israelis in the Eshkol region, on July 13, 2021. (Flash90)

Defense Minister Benny Gantz is scheduled to take off today from Israel for an official visit to a foreign country, his office says.

The name of the country is barred from publication until his return, the ministry says.

His office says the trip will be focused on security issues.

Gantz is expected to land back in Israel on Thursday afternoon.

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