IDF Central Command chief issues warning over far-right

26.10.2011                      28.Tischrei. 5772

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IDF Central Command chief issues warning over far-right

Maj.-Gen. Avi Mizrahi condemns hostility towards outgoing Judea and Samaria Division commander Brig.-Gen. Alon for clearances of illegal outposts.

The IDF's OC Central Command Maj.-Gen. Avi Mizrahi issued a stern warning on Tuesday over the threat posed by far-right elements in the West Bank.
Speaking during a ceremony to mark the replacement of outgoing Judea and Samaria Division commander Brig.-Gen. Nitzan Alon, whose home was the scene of regular demonstrations by activists opposed to IDF clearances of illegal outposts, Mizrahi warned that the IDF may have to "confront the extreme fringes on the right, who could bring the whole area to an escalation [in violence]." …