Defense officials: No ground incursion into Gaza before Mideast conference

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 28, 2007 06:21

Senior defense officials speculated on Friday morning that the IDF would not conduct a broad-scale ground incursion into the Gaza Strip before the November Mideast peace conference in Washington, Army Radio reported. According to the officials, Israel did not want to play into the hands of Hamas, and therefore would not cause any deterioration in the region that could scuttle the conference.


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