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  7/15/2014, Tammuz 17, 5774

Minister Katz Opposes Ceasefire


Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz expressed opposition, Tuesday morning to a cease-fire, which could start at 9:00 a.m. if approved by the diplomatic-security cabinet.

Writing on his Facebook page, the Likud party lawmaker said, "Under the circumstances, on could do much better. The threat of missiles has not been removed and the upper echelon of Hamas has not been eliminated. If we would have won the world would stand up and applaud. Ending the campaign in this way will bring heavy political pressure on Israel. They say the military wing of Hamas is opposed to the agreement? Nonsense! They know how to identify a good deal."

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