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Europeans Caution Lebanon: Israel ‘Very Serious’ About Responding to Hezbollah Attack

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The flag of Hezbollah flies in Syria. Photo: Hezbollah Flag/Wikimedia Commons.

The flag of Hezbollah flies in Syria. Photo: Hezbollah Flag/Wikimedia Commons.

European diplomats have warned Lebanese authorities that Israel will react harshly to any attack by Hezbollah to avenge the death of arch-terrorist Samir Kuntar who was assassinated last week, Lebanon’s Naharnet reported, citing Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Qabas. 

According to the report, the diplomats categorized Israel’s threat to respond to any such action as “very serious.”

The Europeans stressed to their Lebanese counterparts that it mattered little to Israel whether a Hezbollah attack targeted Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, the Shebaa Farms (Har Dov) or any other location. Israel would retaliate anyway, they stressed.

They emphasized that Israel’s state of general military mobilization is currently much more sensitive than it was prior to the Second Lebanon War in 2006, and that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government appears more willing to wage a major war in Lebanon in the face of a provocation by Hezbollah.

Since the assassination of Samir Kuntar last week in the Damascus suburb of Jaramana, widely attributed to Israel, Hezbollah’s Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah has issued repeated threats against the Jewish state, promising retaliation.

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  • Mickey Oberman

    It is hard to believe that this advice to Lebanon came from Europeans.

    But it is good to hear. Anti Semites turning against anti Semites.

    Or is it that Europeans are realizing that they are under the thumb of Islam and they are afraid of a conflict with Israel?

  • ludicrious

    Dream on guys,
    Olmert – was convicted for being incompetent. Natanyaho is no better.

    Any war with lebanon will send you guys to the 1960 technology. Ben Gorion, will become ben mahmoud. your critical infrastructure, will become children’s play grounds.

    Your sea vessels will not dare come close.


    • Mickey Oberman


      Your words of wisdom proves that you are Lebanese or Muslim.

      Lebanon, a country that can not govern itself threatens Israel. Typical.

    • no

      THank God for Hezbollah

  • steven L

    On which side is Europe!!!!!!! Are they supporting the bearded Rat of Lebanon? It definitely looks like.

  • brenrod

    dont give warnings, bomb to cinders the bearded circus lady in a dress who utters threats from the mole hole he runs to when he hears loud noises like a scared rabbit. Soon he will be viewed in a meat freezer just like the sauds gave gadaffi.

  • E Pluibus Wombat

    Europe is so thoroughly in bed with antisemitism, terrorists, and Islamic fanatics that it’s clear that the unstated message was ‘we will help you if they attack’.

    • Mickey Oberman

      Or – “Stop those asinine threats. We don’t want to have a conflict with Israel!”

  • arne normann

    Same old story; why must Israel act as police in the neighbooring countries? If the leaders of Lebanon do not mean to act according to their responsibillity, I am shure IDF know so.

  • Israel will no longer tolerate any aggression even the smallest one like a small missile, and will do anything and everything to defend itself.

  • Regie

    Hope the terrorist heed the wise counsel or be sorry!

    Am Yisrael Chai ~
    Kol HaKavod ~

    Baruch HaShem

  • John Anedox

    Well done, Israel!

  • When Hezbollah foolishly retaliates against Israel, the only negotiations with Hezbollah must be its unconditional surrender. And no temporary ceasefires with the Hezbollah terrorist entity, just total victory.

  • Myron Slater

    Let them try! Israel will not hesitate to blow them out of the water!

    • no

      wtf is wrong with u