Netanyahu: IDF prepared to widen Gaza operations

18.11.2012                      04.Kislew. 5773

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Netanyahu: IDF prepared to widen Gaza operations

PM says IAF has struck more than 1,000 targets in Gaza since start of Operation Pillar of Defense, praises "resilience" of home front; ministers Sa'ar and Landau say ground operation should be launched if necessary.

Israel is continuing with Operation Pillar of Defense to halt Gaza rockets and is prepared to expand it, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the cabinet at its weekly meeting Sunday.
“The IDF has attacked over 1,000 terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip and continues to do so in these moments,” Netanyahu said, adding that Israel "is prepared to expand its operations in Gaza"….