We Won’t Suffice with Words, Liberman Warns After Attack

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Former Israel Minister for Foreign Affairs Avigdor Liberman at his election campaign headquarters on Janurary 23, 2013 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Netanyahu was re-elected for a third term and will return to office, according to exit polls. Israel had the highest turnout of voters …
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The Times of Israel reports: Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman vowed Thursday Israel would respond to a deadly terror attack in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night, as the IDF announced it would send two additional battalions to shore up its forces in the West Bank.

Liberman visited the Max Brenner restaurant at the upscale Sarona Market shopping complex in central Tel Aviv, which returned to life with diners and politicians making solidarity visits Thursday morning, just hours after two Palestinian gunmen opened fire Wednesday night, killing four people and injuring 16.

“I came here first and foremost to salute Tel Aviv residents who have again had to suffer a terrible event like this, a serious terror attack, and despite this they are able to return to everyday life and prove that life is stronger than terror,” Liberman said.

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