“Chief military threat, isolation and international pressure – can stop Iran”

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz message security overview before the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee of
The synagogue. “The only ones who decide to give up the nuclear program that the Iranians themselves and our military readiness,” is either.

תאריך: 05/06/2012, 15:18    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Benny Gantz, Chief of general staff, said today (Tuesday) a security review before members of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee of the Knesset, as part of a long line of strategic issues on the agenda of the IDF.

At the beginning of his remarks addressed to the Chief, Gantz of appreciation that Iran seeks nuclear military “and she had not received the decision to cross the threshold from strategic considerations
. The three vectors of international diplomatic isolation and economic pressure, law of international sanctions, military threat-and all this can stop the Iranians. ”
According to Lt. General Gantz, “individuals who decide to give up the nuclear program that the Iranians themselves and our military readiness is.”

Referring to the Syrian arena, the Gantz said that Syria is currently busy in internal Jolt, but on the other hand, estimates that “its military systems such as commando and f were not harmed. There is a very big concern to us and the Syrians on strategic systems. We are concerned about the process of the transfer between Syria and Hezbollah, now more than ever, because when the system together have more material that can pass.

“We are seeing high involvement in Syria Iran and Hezbollah,” added Lieutenant General Gantz, indicate that side in seeing growing instability in the Golan Heights.
As a result of happening in Syria, including an increase in total private space events. “They haven’t reached the high level פח”ע but they can get, “the Chief of general staff, Ganz said that in his opinion the Assad regime fall – and eventually fall to spring the” radical axis. ” According to him, until the fall of Assad in a region characterized by activity along the fence, including smuggling.

Referring to Hezbollah in the North, said the Organization’s Chief of Gantz engage in terrorist attacks around the world and that they are concerned about the wisdom of Syria. The Egyptian arena highlights
Chief that peace with Egypt is “particularly important and should make every effort to preserve
It “.

In Judea and Samaria, indicate the “price tag” events are on the rise –
And abnormal reality that should go against it. ” “The growing frustration in the field because the price tag events could destabilize the security reality in Judea and Samaria, and I think you should go out openly and decisively against this behavior.

“I have no doubt that we need to maneuver in front, in Lebanon and in Gaza significantly,” added Chief Gantz, who noted that the current budgetary framework “does not allow a reasonable response to further cut the strategic reality is made up in a negative trend and continue another year without תר”ש “.

According to Ganz, Lieutenant General, IDF to ensure his offensive ability in the air and on land, with the ability to handle two fronts simultaneously. “If an extra budget, there will be fewer planes. I must ensure that the operational units are hollow and can perform any task. We’re not in 2006 but not solved all the problems.
In most units, the level of qualification and a high readiness to perform tasks, “said the Chief.

However, Lieutenant General Gantz estimates that “the confidence level in the army. I have confidence in the air force and intelligence. I can’t give up on these two strengths
– Intelligence and fitness air supremacy.

Translated from Hebrew