Chief of staff: ” We questioned ourselves before we knew Goldstone

דובר צה”ל

The things said at the army command general staff, which exposed the IDF work plan for 2010 and a brief summary of the year 2009. In addition, Lieutenant General Ashkenazi the Goldstone report as a false and misleading report and expressed opposition to the establishment of a Commission of inquiry to investigate IDF commanders and officers

תאריך: 01/02/2010, 23:51    
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Chief of general staff, General Gabi Ashkenazi, the day before yesterday (Monday) the Faculty Forum, a special meeting to present the main IDF work plan for 2010 as approved by him, and a brief summary of the main activities of 2009.
Work programme for 2010 is part of the plan’s annual IDF Rabbi called tefen and implementation is due to the IDF’s ability to long-term planning and to implement resolutions in the buildup and training as a result of Commission decisions brodet.

At a conference held at the air force base in Hazor, IDF commanders in rank Colonel or higher and brigade commanders in the army reserves. At the participents Conference President, Mr. Shimon Peres, Minister of Defense, Mr. Ehud Barak and Chief of staff, General Gabi Ashkenazi.
During the meeting, the program officers and commanders were raised for discussion and dialogue on issues of security-military anniversary of Israel and the IDF.

Head of planning, Brig. Gen. Lawrence Mualem, introduced at the main Conference’s work programme
The IDF built based on the status of the annual intelligence, strategic evaluation, evaluation in the field of human resources, the budget for the IDF’s human resources, and the operational response to threats.

President Peres: Hezbollah and Hamas use children as a shield. “

The second part of the Conference Nam President, Mr. Shimon Peres, and said that “the difference between us, Israel, and the enemy in Hezbollah and Hamas is while working for the protection of children are using their children as a shield.” The President stressed the importance of the activities of the IDF in Judea and Samaria, on the one hand, to combat terrorism and to texture
Life, reduce barriers and checkpoints and the Palestinian economy.

The President praised the IDF commanders on multiple projects for national defense and being a leading quality group in Israeli society and described the development in his opinion in the Middle East within the next decade in the field of demography, political agreements on security and stability and said that
He expected the outbreak while scientific about 10 – 15 years changing the world.

The Iranian nuclear issue, the President said that “Iran is the nucleation strategic problem. Along with economic sanctions and world policy, must find a unified moral voice against corruption and against leadership in Iran as an.

Chief of staff: “questioning and investigating for us and not for anyone else.”

Chief, General Gabi Ashkenazi, the Goldstone report to dialog
False and misleading and expressed opposition to the establishment of a Commission of inquiry to investigate IDF commanders and officers also stressed that, “Lieutenant General Ashkenazi immediately after operation cast lead began to question ourselves in order to learn lessons. Did it even before we knew the name Goldstone. We are interviewing and investigating for us and not for anyone else. We must face the challenges posed by this report but not using “inquiry.

Chief presented the Forum highlights and instructions for 2010 and said that IDF
To improve constantly the security preparedness tests whether brotherhood and stressed that any future confrontation state of Israel home front flip. In addition, commanders with their subordinates, adversity and avoid unwanted side effects and said that “we control
Just an idea for the war but also in the procedure, both in the field and at Headquarters.

Meanwhile, the Chief Executive Officer the challenge to be green despite the army training and activity-“this is a challenge for all of us and I can’t wait to the first green.

Translated from Hebrew