IDF Lt.-Col. (res.) Shlomo Rizman, High Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s extinct reserve service commander, accused Netanyahu on Tuesday of ditching reserve service after the top minister attacked reservists who had threatened to now no longer show hide up for reserve service in a speech on Monday evening.
In a letter printed on Tuesday and shared by Channel 13, Rizman referred to past statements by Netanyahu and contributors of the coalition against reservists who had threatened to now no longer show hide up for reserve service if the judicial reform modified into once passed, in conjunction with statements by Public Diplomacy Minister Galit Distal Atbaryan calling reserve service pilots „a crowd of weaklings.”
„Let’s discuss you as a reserve soldier,” wrote Rizman. „In the First Lebanon War, Danny B. of blessed reminiscence shared with me that he assigned you a mission as part of your unit’s reserve service. The duty modified into once now no longer to your liking and you ‘ditched’ him and disappeared.”
Rizman then referred to his time as Netanyahu’s reserve service commander, asserting that while his unit „bowed below the burden” and the rest of the reserve infantrymen did 40-70 days of service per 365 days, Netanyahu „did a miniature preference of reserve service days and on account of this reality I eradicated [him] from the unit’s pressure.”
„In incompatibility to you, the reserve infantrymen you would possibly perhaps be lashing out at ‘grind’ reserve service days with out excuses or huge tales, and so they devise now no longer appear to be ‘insubordinate.’ You would possibly perhaps perhaps perhaps perhaps even be insubordinate. You refuse to pause the trampling of democracy and the IDF,” concluded Rizman.
Protection Minister Yoav Bold and High Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are considered on April 7, 2023
Netanyahu says commander’s letter is a ‘complete lie’
Netanyahu’s assemble 22 situation of work replied to the letter on Tuesday afternoon, calling the claims „a total fabrication” and adding that Reizman modified into once now no longer Netanyahu’s commander in reserve service at any level.
„Netanyahu dedicated his life to Israel’s safety and even risked his life a lot of times in firefights within the battle of attrition within the Suez Canal and in a lot of operations. He modified into once even injured within the operation to free the hijackers of the Savannah aircraft,” acknowledged his assemble 22 situation of work.
מטעמו של ראש הממשלה בנימין נתניהו:הטענות של שלומי רייזמן הן שקר מוחלט. הוא כלל לא היה מפקדו במילואים של ראש הממשלה נתניהו, שכן כשרייזמן מונה למג״ד במילואים נתניהו כבר שירת את המדינה כציר ישראל בוושינגטון וכשגריר ישראל באו״ם.ראש הממשלה נתניהו הקדיש את חייו למען ביטחון ישראל…
— Benjamin Netanyahu – בנימין נתניהו (@netanyahu) April 11, 2023
„As a reservist, Netanyahu returned from his study within the US in mutter to participate within the Yom Kippur War and a 365 days later he returned again from his study in a international country to volunteer for reserve service.”
Netanyahu’s assemble 22 situation of work famed that a month forward of the First Lebanon War, he modified into once appointed as Israel’s envoy to Washington and the battle itself broke out on the eve of his departure to the US.
„High Minister Netanyahu arrived at his unit and rapidly after went on a diversified tour of the Chouf Mountains above Beirut, prepared for his political mission. From there, he today went to Washington and stood by Moshe Arens’ aspect at the forefront of Israel’s complicated political and propaganda strive against for the interval of the battle.”
Netanyahu accuses reserve forces of encouraging Israel’s enemies
Throughout a speech at the Kirya militia headquarters in Tel Aviv on Monday, Netanyahu attacked reserve forces who had threatened to refuse to show hide up for service in dispute against the judicial reform, accusing them of damaging nationwide safety and fascinating Israel’s enemies.
Netanyahu served within the Sayeret Matkal particular forces for the interval of his IDF service.
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