IDF chief Kochavi: Hezbollah seeks to invade Israel

YnetNews.com reports: “Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi said Wednesday that the military was prepared to fend off the Iran-backed Lebanese terror organization Hezbollah, which ‘violates the rules of warfare and scorns human values, while seeking to invade Israel’s territory.’

‘Only several dozens of kilometers from here, beyond our northern border, there is a terror organization that is set to harm Israel and its resilience, an organization that strives to use precision-guided weapons against us and aims to invade our territory and launch rockets and missiles at Israeli civilians, all the while blatantly violating international agreements and the rules of warfare,’ Kochavi said.

‘The IDF will continue acting against the entrenchment of Iran and its proxy Hezbollah on the northern frontier, and continue thwarting terror attacks in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula,’ he said…”

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