The US supported the Israeli operation to destroy tunnels Hezbollah

© REUTERS / Courtesy Israel Defence Force Spokesperson UnitТяжелая technique used during the surgery, North shields, in the North of Israel near the border with LebanonThe US supported the Israeli operation to destroy tunnels Hezbollah© REUTERS / Courtesy Israel Defence Force Spokesperson Unit

Advisor to the President for national security John Bolton declared the support of Washington’s Israel’s actions to destroy tunnels from the Lebanese movement «Hezbollah».

«The United States strongly supports Israel’s efforts to protect its sovereignty. We call on Hizbollah to stop the construction of tunnels into Israel and to refrain from escalation and violence,» wrote Bolton in his Twitter account.

He also called on Iran and «its agents» to end «aggression and provocation» in the region. According to the national security Advisor that such actions represent a threat to Israeli and regional security as a whole.

The Israeli military on Tuesday announced the start of the operation, «North shield,» during which they intend to find and destroy cross-border tunnels laid the Lebanese movement «Hezbollah» in order to smuggle fighters to the Jewish state. The operation will be conducted only on the Israeli-controlled territory, including the Northern part of the Golan heights. The troops of the Northern district is given in high alert and reinforced.

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