Skip to comments.Netanyahu: Hamas ‘grotesque’ but there’s hope for truce [Israel]
Posted on 07/22/2014 5:36:54 AM PDT by Star Traveler
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said late Monday that theres hope for a ceasefire with Hamas in the Gaza Strip, but that he doesnt know if it will happen under the current conditions.
There are some in the West who tell us, we support Israels right to defend itself as long as you dont exercise that right, the premier declared. Well what else could we do, what would you do if 80 percent of your people were in bomb shelters?
Netanyahu also blamed the terror group for the cruelest, most grotesque war that Ive ever seen.
Theres one side that is clearly bent on escalation and theres one side, Israel, that is defending its people as any country would under similar circumstances, he said in an interview Monday with Fox News.
Netanyahu said that Israel had already accepted an Egyptian ceasefire offer but in the Middle East it takes two to tango, sometimes three and maybe four, in an apparent reference to the mediation efforts of Egypt and the Palestinian Authority.
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There are some in the West who tell us, we support Israels right to defend itself
as long as you dont exercise that right, the premier declared.