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«Israeli» Minister Rules Out a Northern War Anytime Soon
Amid growing tensions in the Middle East, the "Israeli" entity is making sure that Hezbollah does not attain developed missile systems while trying to prevent Iran from establishing a foothold in the region.
"Israeli" officials have repeatedly voiced concerns over the growing Iranian presence on its borders and Hezbollah attaining sophisticated weaponry.
Accordingly, the entity's security cabinet member Naftali Bennett had suggested a strategy in which the entity will confront Iran directly.
"I am promoting a policy that calls for focusing our efforts against Iran itself," Bennett said in an interview to "Israeli" Radio 103 on Wednesday.
That said, Bennett suggested that he didn't see a direct conflict around the corner. "In order to prevent a war in the north, we must move our enemy away from the border. That is the correct policy."
"Iran is behind the anti-‘Israel' activity in Syria and Lebanon," adding that "For 30 years we have been sending our soldiers to fight Iran, while they sit in safety. It is illogical," Bennett said.
The "Israeli" minister went on to say: "In Lebanon there are more than 100,000 imprecise rockets. If they were accurate, they would constitute a significant threat to ‘Israel', something we will not allow to happen at any cost. Between the years 2006-2012 ‘Israel' allowed Hezbollah to arm itself with 130,000 rockets. It was a strategic failure. Now they are seeking to make all those rockets precise and we will not allow that to happen."
Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team
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