PM: We will not carry out large-scale operation in Gaza

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 22, 2011 09:18

Israel will not respond to the attacks from Gaza with a large-scale operation, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his cabinet ministers concluded at a 3 a.m.  meeting on Monday to discuss the security situation.

Diplomatic sources expressed concern that escalation in the south could upset Egypt and and hurt Israel at the UN vote for Palestinian statehood in September.


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