IDF Chief: Hezbollah Enhancing Terror Capabilities Near Israeli Border

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Ynetnews reports: IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot warned Tuesday evening that despite the relative quiet on Israel’s northern border, “many challenges” were awaiting the army stemming from the Hezbollah terror movement’s increasingly “powerful capabilities.”

Delivering remarks at a ceremony marking 21 years since a helicopter crash in Har VaGai High School near kibbutz Dafna which claimed the lives of 73 Israeli military personnel, Eisenkot accused Hezbollah of violating UN Security Council resolutions.

“We know that despite the quiet, many challenges are waiting. The Hezbollah terror organization is violating UN Security Council resolutions, it’s preserving its military presence in the area, holds weapons systems and is becoming more powerful in its military capabilities,” Eisenkot said.

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