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Goals od operation in Gaza Strip reached, no sense in continuing it — Israeli PM



Israel’s Operation Dawn against the Islamic Jihad terrorist
group in the Gaza Strip has reached its goals and there is no sense
in continuing it, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said on Sunday,
Trend reports
citing TASS.

“The goals have been reached. There is no sense in continuing
the operation,” 13th channel of the Israeli television quoted him
as saying at a meeting with heads of Israel’s southern
municipalities.

Lapid’s office said on Sunday that the prime minister and
Defense Minister Benny Gantz visited a command center of Israel
Defense Forces in the south of the country. After that, Lapid and
Minister of Economy and Industry Orna Barbivai went to the city of
Sderot near the border with the Gaza Strip to speak with the local
administration officials.

On Friday, Israel Defense Forces launched Operation Dawn against
targets of the Islamic Jihad terrorist group in the Gaza Strip.
Over the three days, radicals have fire hundreds of missiles at
Israel and Israel has hit dozens of radicals’ targets in the
Palestinian enclave.

Lapid said on Sunday morning that Israel’s army will act as long
as it may take to thwart the treat coming from Islamic Jihad.



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