Netanyahu: Lebanon government responsible for rocket attacks
Israel holds the Lebanese government accountable for Friday's rocket attacks on northern Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday. Two rockets launched from Lebanon hit open areas in the north of Israel on Friday afternoon.
"It is clear that, contrary to UN resolution 1701, that the rockets originated from a site south of the Litani River," Netanyahu said, adding that he considered "Lebanon's government responsible for every violation or act of aggression against Israel originating from its territory."
"We will continue to defend ourselves both in the military and diplomatic arena," the Israeli leader added, according to Haaretz website.
In addition, Netanyahu told cabinet members that, as he "has said, we will retaliate to every rocket fired at Israel and we will not tolerate any act of terror directed at the citizens of Israel."
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