Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz has actually restated that using military force against the inhabited Gaza Strip is still an option, Israeli Public Broadcaster Kan reported today.
” I went to the Southern Command [of the Israeli army] in the Gaza perimeter,” Kan reported Gantz stating, “using military forces is still an option on the table.”
He included: “I want to make clear to everyone in the region that using military forces is not separated from our commitment to regain our prisoners and missing persons in the hands of Hamas.”
Gantz proceeded: “We intend to proceed preserving a high degree of safety in the south, proceed our initiatives to restore the [missing] soldiers and also preserve the safety and security of the rate of interests of individuals residing in that location.”
Earlier this month, Al-Quds Al-Araby reported that Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh had actually exposed that talks in between the activity and also Israel concerning a prospective detainee swap had actually begun via the Egyptian conciliator. He provided say goodbye to information.
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