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April 20, 2018 4:01 pm

Israeli Defense Minister on Gaza Border Riots: Every Week There Are Fewer People, but More Terror Activity

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Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. Photo: Reuters / Ronen Zvulun.

“We are fighting an uncompromising battle here, and the other side must understand — there is a determined army here,” Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Friday during a visit to southern Israel, amid ongoing Hamas-orchestrated unrest on the Gaza border.

“Every week there are fewer people, but much more terror activity,” Lieberman said of the border riots.

“The people of Gaza should take their fate into their own hands and not be misled by Hamas,” Lieberman continued.

“I came here without a flak jacket,” Lieberman noted during his border tour. “I trust the IDF, just like everyone trusts the IDF. I look at the people here and see how everyone feels protected.”

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