Thousands of people attended a rally to mark the 24th anniversary of former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassination in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square on Saturday.

Blue and White party chairman Benny Gantz, who's seeking to form a government following September's inconclusive general election and was the main speaker at the event, warned he will use an "iron hand" against Israel's enemies.

Conversely, he also stressed that peace was not only a Zionist dream, but a shared interest of all countries in the region.

Rabin was shot by religious extremist Yigal Amir on November 4, 1995, after attending a peace rally at

at Kikar Malchei Yisrael (Kings of Israel Square), now renamed after him.


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