Netanyahu to Israeli Arabs: You Can’t Enjoy Israeli Rights While Failing to Obey State’s Laws

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The Jerusalem Post reports:

Israel cannot allow pockets of the country to have lax gun law enforcement, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday evening, visiting the site of Friday’s shooting on Tel Aviv’s Dizengoff Street.

Shortly after police publicized the name of the suspected gunman, 31-year-old Nashat Milhem of Arara, Netanyahu spoke out about the need to fight incitement and increase law enforcement in Israel Arab areas.

“There are many among Muslim Israeli citizens who have come out against the violence and are crying out for full law enforcement in their towns. At the same time, we all know that there is wild incitement by radical Islam against the State of Israel in the Arab sector. Incitement in mosques, in the education system, on social media,” he said, vowing to continue efforts to stop the incitement.

The prime minister said he is unwilling to have a state within a state in Israel, in which some citizens live in “enclaves with no law enforcement with Islamist incitement and an abundance of illegal weapons that are often shot during at happy events, weddings, and during endless criminal incidents.

Read the full story at the Jerusalem Post.