Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, along with IDF Chief-of-Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi attended an IDF exercise in the north. The Prime Minister was briefed on the exercise and spoke with soldiers and commanders who participated in it.
“I am concluding a major, multi-corps IDF exercise in several areas. I am very impressed by the improvement in readiness, by the fighting spirit of the soldiers and commanders, and mainly by the destructive power of the IDF”, Netanyahu said following the exercise.
“I hear our neighbors from the north, south, and east threatening our destruction. I say to our enemies: The IDF has very great destructive power. Don’t test us,” Netanyahu added.