The Israel-Egypt border: IDF will act with determination to prevent attacks on residents of the South “

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz visited the western part of the Israel-Egypt border and met with commanders and the fighters. The meeting noted that the peace with Egypt has
Strategic importance “

תאריך: 26/08/2011, 18:42    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Benny Gantz, Chief of general staff, visited today (Friday) in the western part of Israel’s border Egypt. The tour sector with South OC champion Tal Russo, Commander of the Gaza Division, Brig. Gen. Yossi Bachar, and South Division Commander Colonel Tal hermoni.

During the tour, met with Chief of fighters operating in the sector and the reviews on the commanders and the troops in the sector. “Residents living near the border rely on us to keep them,” said the Chief combatants, saying that “terrorist organizations in Gaza use Sinai State as a springboard for attacks on Israel’s border. The peace with Egypt is a strategic importance “.

At the end of the visit, the Chief of staff also met with the head of the Eshkol Regional Council, Mr. Haim Yellin, who has reviewed his recent events in the residents ‘ Council and strength in light of the shooting events. The Gantz told him that “the IDF will act with determination to prevent attempts to hit residents of the South” and that he appreciated the tailwind you provide residents, the residents ‘ strength will allow the army to operate when correctly against asylum seekers “against us.

Translated from Hebrew