PM: If we are driven to war, we will respond with full force

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at a memorial ceremony for fallen soldiers of the Yom Kippur War on Thursday, stating that "we must make every effort to avoid war, but if it is forced upon us, we will respond with full force."

"Our enemies, led in the Middle East primarily by Iran, calls openly for our violent demise," he continued in his speech at Har Hertzel in Jerusalem. "It is our duty to defend ourselves in the face of this danger."

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