Minister of Defense, "The attack is grave, our blood is boiling"

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At a meeting in the IDF (Zahal)’s Kirya base, in the presence of the Chief of Staff, Head of the Israel Security Agency and other security officials, the Minister of Defense condemned the atrocities of the weekend and promised that the murderers would be caught

Date: 13/03/2011, 5:21 PM     Author: IDF (Zahal) Website

Minister of Defense, Ehud Barak, participated in a conference at the IDF (Zahal)’s Kirya base on Saturday night (Mar. 12) with the Chief of General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, Head of the Israel Security Agency, Yuval Diskin and other officials of the Israel security forces and the Intelligence Corps.

At the conference, the Minister of Defense told the IDF (Zahal) and Israel security forces to act using every means necessary to quickly catch those responsible for the abonimable murder. The Minister of Defense called on Palestinian authorities to condemn the murder and turned to the heads of commmunities in the Judea and Samaria region to act responsibly.

“This attack is grave and our blood is boiling but I am positive that the perpetrators will be caught quickly,” said the Minister of Defense. “We must do everything in our power to bring back security and calm to the region. I trust and am positive the terrorists will be caught and punished harshly and security forces will glean every lesson possible from this event in order to avoid its being repeated.”