Israel Warns it Will Hold Lebanese Govt. Responsible for Hezbollah Rockets
CBN - After days of violence between Israel and the Hezbollah terror group, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Sunday that Israel will hold the Lebanese government responsible for any attacks coming from its territory.
Last week, terrorists in Lebanon fired rockets into Israel, triggering rare retaliatory Israeli airstrikes in Lebanon. The heaviest fighting was on Friday when Hezbollah fired additional rockets toward Israel, and Israel responded with heavy artillery shelling.
“The country of Lebanon and the army of Lebanon have to take responsibility (for) what happens in its backyard,” Bennett told his Cabinet.
“It is less important to us if it’s a Palestinian organization that fired, independent rebels, the state of Israel won’t accept shooting on its land,” he added.
Last week’s fighting was the most serious between Israel and Hezbollah in recent years. Both have warned of greater military escalation in the future.
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