Liberman Makes First Tour of Northern Front

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Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman seen gazing through binoculars during a visit to the Northern Command on Tuesday. (Ariel Hermoni/Ministry of Defense)
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman seen gazing through binoculars during a visit to the Northern Command on Tuesday. (Ariel Hermoni/Ministry of Defense)

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman made his first official tour of the IDF’s Northern Command since taking office, accompanied by IDF Chief of Staff General Gadi Eizenkot, Northern Command General Aviv Kochav and other senior army officials.

Speaking at the conclusion of the tour, Liberman commended Israel’s military forces in the north, remarking: “I heard today several assessments of this region, which is always sensitive, and I can say that our northern border in in good and safe hands.”

Liberman said he was “impressed” with the IDF’s extensive planning and warned Israel’s enemies “not to test us.”