April 22, 2024

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Israel-Hamas War: Live🔮April 3, 2024 |  I24NEWS

Israel-Hamas War: Live🔮April 3, 2024 | I24NEWS

Yoav Gallant: We are strengthening our preparedness and expanding our operations against Hezbollah

Speaking at a home preparedness exercise in Haifa, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant said Israel is “increasing its readiness, while at the same time expanding our operations against Hezbollah, against other organizations that threaten us, and attacking our adversaries throughout the Middle East.”

One of the main problems facing Israel is how to allow the roughly 80,000 displaced Israelis to return home to northern Israel, where Hezbollah carries out daily attacks.

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant speaks during the Home Front Command exercise in Haifa on April 3, 2024.Aerial Harmony / Ministry of Defence

“We want an agreement that leads to the elimination of the threat, but we have to prepare for the possibility of the use of force in Lebanon, which can also take into account the situation that we are describing here, that is, a war situation, and we have. To prepare for that question and understand that it can happen,” says Mr. Gallant. “We must be prepared to face all situations and threats from enemies near or far,” he added. According to the Ministry of Defense, “in light of the growing need for northerners to return to their homes,” the exercise will strengthen coordination between local authorities, ministries and rescue services in a war situation. evaluated.

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