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  7/31/2014, Av 4, 5774

Peres Calls to End Gaza Campaign, Evokes Outrage


A week after he stepped down from office, former President Shimon Peres evoked outrage on Wednesday when he said that it was time to end the operation in Gaza.

Peres, who visited wounded soldiers at the Soroka Hospital in Be’er Sheva, said that "the war has run its course and now we need to find a way to stop it."