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Bar Lev: Armed Forces Must Be Prepared for Renewed Warfare After Cease-fire Ends

Chief of Staff Haim Bar Lev warned today that Israel’s armed forces must be prepared for a possible renewal of warfare along the Suez Canal after the cease-fire ends Feb. 5 “or perhaps even earlier.” Bar Lev spoke after inspecting troops of the crack Golani Brigade in the Jordan Valley. He said “At present it is quiet along all of our borders except the Lebanese but there is no certainty how long this will continue and should fighting break out anew, the Golani Brigade will face a special set of tasks.”