Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at the opening of the Knesset’s winter session on Monday, rejecting the notion that the current wave of terrorism plaguing Israel is a legitimate answer to Palestinian frustration. “Terrorism comes from the desire to annihilate us,” he stated.
“A hundred years of terrorism and a hundred years of attempts to destroy the Zionist enterprise, and our enemies haven’t learned,” he said.
“There is no way to stop the Zionist enterprise,” he said.
“This is our home. This is our homeland. Our will to live will defeat our enemies’ desire to kill,” he said.
Netanyahu rejected as “lies,” claims that Israel was seeking to change the staus quo at the Temple Mount.
“We have no fight against Islam,” Netanyahu said, adding that their was incitement being employed to bring a religious conflict to Israel.
He called on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to fight the incitement and condemn Palestinian terror attacks.
A central group spreading the lies about the Temple Mount is the Islamic Movement’s northern branch, Netanyahu said, reiterating that he would work to outlaw the group.
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