03.04.2011 28.Adar ll, 5771
Peres says retired judge ignored reasons for Cast Lead, Israel still one of most moral armies; Barak: Goldstone apology is too little, too late; Lieberman: Report is the price for Israel's commitment to justice.
Addressing a recent op-ed by Richard Goldstone,President Shimon Peres said that the retired South African jurist should apologize to the State of Israel for accusing it of war crimes during Operation Cast Lead,Israel Radio reported on Sunday.
"Goldstone ignored the central reason for the IDF operation in Gaza," Peres said, "the firing of thousands of rockets at innocent Israeli citizens."…