On Wednesday 30 October 2019, the Chief of Defence (CHOD) General Christos Christodoulou, conducted an official visit to Israel, where he met his counterpart, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Aviv Kochavi.

During the meeting, they discussed matters of mutual interest regarding the enhancement of the existing bilateral cooperation, exchange of intelligence, as well as security issues in the Eastern Mediterranean region.
Furthermore the CHOD visited the Patriarch of Jerusalem and All Palestine, Theophilos III and the World Holocaust Remembrance Center («Yad Va Shem»).