Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday threatened to hit Hezbollah with a “crushing blow” if the Lebanese terror group “dares to do some nonsense” and launches an attack on Israel.

Netanyahu made his comments at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting in response to Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah’s speech over the weekend, commemorating the Lebanese terror group’s “victory” in the 2006 Second Lebanon War, where he said the organization has the ability to hit “sensitive targets” in the southern and northern Israel.

“Over the weekend we heard Nasrallah’s remarks on his attack plans,” said the prime minister. “It should be clear that if Hezbollah dares to do some nonsense and attacks Israel, we will hit him and Lebanon with a crushing military blow.

“In contrast to Nasrallah, I do not intend to detail our plans. It is enough to recall that Nasrallah had – for years – dug terror tunnels, which we destroyed within days,” Netanyahu added.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting

Following is an excerpt from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting (English captions available): “Over the weekend we heard Nasrallah’s remarks on his attack plans. It should be clear that if Hezbollah dares to foolishly attack Israel, we will hit him and Lebanon with a crushing military blow. As opposed to Nasrallah, I do not intend to detail our plans. It is enough to recall that Nasrallah had – for years – dug terrorist tunnels, which we destroyed within days.”Video: GPO

Posted by The Prime Minister of Israel on Sunday, 14 July 2019

In an interview with a Lebanese satellite television station Al-Manar, Nasrallah said he doesn’t foresee a war between the two sides soon because Israel is “deterred” by the terror group.

“In a next war with us, Israel will be fighting for its existence … and I will be praying in Jerusalem,” Nasrallah said.

Read more at YNet

Related Articles:

Britain’s future success hangs on these two principles

The Bible says that “righteousness exalts a nation”. The Bible also says that nations that bless Israel will be blessed. Whichever political party is at the helm, these two Biblical...

The truth about aid to Gaza

Israel has now facilitated half a million tons of aid into Gaza since the start of the war.New aerial footage shows thousands of pallets of aid delivered by Israel inside Gaza still...

UK Election: Three strategies for informing candidates about Israel

The 2024 General Election is around the corner and one big issue facing the next government will be Britain's support for Israel. CUFI has produced an overview of each of the main...

Praying for the IDF as they incur losses in Gaza and defend Israel’s northern border

We are continuing to pray for the IDF as they fight on two fronts against enemies that seek the destruction of Israel; Hamas in Gaza and Hezbollah in Lebanon. On Sunday, speaking with...

UK Election: What each party’s 2024 manifesto says about Israel

All the main parties have now released their manifestos for the upcoming General Election. We take a look at the Israel-related policies stated by each party. Conservative...

FREE COPY: Understanding the threat from Iran

Covering the threat from Iran to Israel and the West, plus the plight of the Iranian people: Read our Operation Mordecai campaign booklet online or receive a FREE copy by post.