Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah will face an “iron fist” if it attacks Israel again.
Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel’s 2006 war with Hezbollah was justified to protect Israel from a radical Islamic threat on its doorstep.
Speaking at a ceremony marking 10 years since the war, the Israeli leader says anyone who dares attack Israel again would face a “forceful response.”
The 2006 conflict killed about 1,200 Lebanese, including hundreds of civilians, and about 160 Israelis, mostly soldiers. .
Israel say Hezbollah’s improved missile arsenal can now strike virtually anywhere in the country but that the war re-established Israeli deterrence and provided a decade of quiet.