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As to the Russian presence in Syria, Liberman said the last thing Israel wants is tension with Russia.
'There are several co-ed combat units in the military where we have been unable to find solutions to the close proximity problem, which is why we rule that [religious Jews] may not serve there.'
"Even the uprooting of 21 blossoming communities in Gaza didn't lead to peace, but rather, to rocket fire aimed at Israel."
An IDF unit came under gunfire attack from Gaza.
MK Karin Elharrar said it's a shame Netanyahu has been 'doing everything to evade and play for time. If it were up to me we could have the debate next week.'
"Israel continues to be a huge ally of the United States," says the White House. Settlement talk comes later between leaders.
MK Zandberg announced that she intends to approach both the defense minister and the IDF chief of staff to protest the blatant and deliberate disregard for the Knesset.
Israel will not be bullied into actions that will endanger its citizens anywhere they live, said DM Liberman.
'This is part of the same ongoing battle against this global scourge of the new terrorism.'
To sum up: cynicism is a common trait among politicians, but cynicism while your own hands are stained with the blood of your victim… that's special.
Defense Minister Liberman pointed out that King David fought, as did Joshua bin Nun, saying they also had an understanding of Torah and Judaism.
The mixed battalions will be relocated to their own boot camp base, apart from the rest of the infantry's training facilities.
During last month's test flights, symbols on the Elbit helmet display used by pilots in aim air-to-ground attacks were 'unusable and unsafe to complete the planned testing.'
PM Netanyahu and Honduran Pres. Hernandez agreed to tighten bilateral, security and technological ties.
Liberman also said it would be unrealistic and impossible to reach a permanent arrangement between Israel and the Arabs in Judea and Samaria, especially in light of the extremist positions of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.