Sunday, September 10, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, opening a weekly Cabinet meeting, in July and August, the General security service (Shin bet) neutralized more than 70 terrorist groups.
«I want to Express my deep gratitude to the staff of the General security service, as well as everyone who does this hard work for the benefit of Israel’s security,» — said the head of government.
He added: «the Citizens of Israel don’t know everything about the activities of the Shabak».
The head of government made these statements before the report of the head of the Shin bet security service about the current situation in the security sphere.
Netanyahu also said: «Today I’m going on a historical visit to Latin America. For the first time since the founding of the state of Israel, the current Israeli Prime Minister visits South and Central America. I’m going to visit Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, and will also meet with the President of Paraguay. In Argentina and Mexico will be accompanied by a delegation of Israeli entrepreneurs for the development of mutually beneficial economic relations between the two countries. It is, in principle, the repetition of what we are doing in Asia, Africa, Australia, Eastern Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean, in fact, all parts of the world.
This visit will strengthen our economic ties, cooperation in the field of security and technology in Latin America and will be a continuation of the strengthening of the international status of Israel. – the process that we are systematically and successfully conducted.
As you know, in Mexico there was an earthquake. Israel expresses condolences to the families of the victims. We understand that this is a very difficult time for this country and the Mexican people. In my talks with the President of Mexico, I will offer assistance in the restoration of damage, and any other assistance we can provide.
After that I will go to USA where he will speak at the UN General Assembly. Our close friend USA is also suffering these days from natural disasters, and we all wish them to have survived the hurricane without losses.»