Soldiers, Reservists Call for Withdrawal of IDF from Lebanon

A group of anti-war reserve officers and soldiers calling themselves the Yesh Gvul (There’s a Limit) organization, have presented a petition signed by 1,000 persons requesting Premier Menachem Begin and Defense Minister Ariel Sharon to recall all Israeli soldiers from Lebanon.

The petition, which the organizers said contained the signature of 150 Israel Defense Force officers, including two lieutenant colonels, and hundreds of reserve and regular soldiers, said: “There is no military solution to the Palestinian problem … we swore to defend the State of Israel and not a new order in a country which is not ours.”

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