IDF chief: Israel will reach all terrorists behind overseas attacks (HA´ARETZ NEWS) By Gili Cohen 04/06/12)
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IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz warned Thursday that Israel will
ultimately find any terrorist that tries to launch attacks on Israeli
citizens or the Jewish people.
"Whoever tries to test our power, from close or far, from Gaza or
Sinai, or any other place, will face a clever and powerful army that
is determined to defend Israel and subdue its enemies," Gantz said on
Thursday while speaking at a ceremony for outstanding officers.
Gantz said that the rocket that was fired toward Eilat early Thursday
morning is a very grave act, and warned that Israel will find those
responsible for attacks on its people.
He said that the IDF knows who is responsible for the terror attacks
on Israelis and Jews overseas – such as in New Delhi and Toulouse.
"We know what is the source of these terror attacks," Gantz
said. "The organizers of these terror acts must know that whether it
is in Gaza, Lebanon, or any other place, Israel will eventually reach
any person who tries to harm Israeli citizens or the Jewish people."
Earlier Thursday, Israel´s Military Intelligence chief Major General
Aviv Kochavi said that the rocket fired at Eilat shows the
significant changes taking place in the region.
"Terror organizations are strengthening their hold on the Sinai
Peninsula," he said, noting that the IDF has foiled more than 10
terror plots in Sinai over the last two months. (© Copyright 2012
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