(July 6, 2020 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Sunday that Mossad director Yossi Cohen’s tenure would be extended by six months.
According to a statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office, Netanyahu had asked Cohen to extend his term at the helm of the intelligence agency “due to the security challenges facing the state of Israel.”
Cohen agreed to the request.
He will begin his sixth term in office on Jan. 21, 2021, according to the statement.
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