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Israeli PM warns Hezbollah

RIA Novosti

11:45 17/02/2011 TEL-AVIV, February 17 (RIA Novosti) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Hezbollah against any attempt "to take Galilee."

Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah on Wednesday called for the movement's fighters to be ready for war on Israeli territory.

"I say to the fighters of the Islamic Resistance: Be ready. If a new war is imposed on Lebanon we may ask you to take Galilee, to free Galilee," Nasrallah said.

"Nasrallah announced that he can occupy the Galilee, but I have news for you, he can't," Netanyahu said in Jerusalem.

In the more than four years since the Israeli-Hezbollah war of 2006, northern Israel has seen several rocket attacks by Lebanese-based terrorist organizations.



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