Sunday, July 2, defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman at the headquarters of the IDF in the «Kyrie» had a briefing for military correspondents of the Hebrew media. At this meeting he spoke about the Iranian threat, about the shelling of the Golan heights from Syria and the situation on the borders of Israel.
Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel is not interested in escalation, neither in the North nor in the South its borders. He noted that Israel does not set the neighbors «red lines», the crossing of which would entail a devastating answer because it’s not necessary. According to him, Syria, and Lebanon is known about how well it works for Israeli intelligence, and they «are not going to test the military capabilities of Israel in the near future, the website Reshet.tv.
The Minister of defence also touched upon construction of Iran’s factories for the production of missiles and offensive weapons in Lebanon and Yemen. Note that the construction of these plants spoke at a conference in Herzliya, the head of military intelligence AMAN, Hertz Levi. In turn, Lieberman said that Israel is monitoring the situation and «knows what to do in such cases.»
Speaking about the shelling from Syria, Avigdor Lieberman, as radio station «Kan bet», noted that in all cases it was about «accidental» and not deliberate attacks. He stressed that IDF actions are intended to prevent the deterioration of the situation on the border with Syria and sliding into war. «We are not interested in escalation». However, he noted that all shells falling on Israeli territory, the IDF will respond, and each time the reply will be more serious. Avigdor Lieberman stressed that the border with Syria, Israel will act solely in their own interests. However, the defense Minister denied the information that the intelligence community has evidence that Assad’s army is going to use chemical weapons against Israel.
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