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  9/2/2014, Elul 7, 5774

IDF Chief of Staff Not Surprised by End of Operation


Commander-in-Chief of the IDF, Benny Gantz, related on Tuesday to the end of Operation Protective Edge. “After 50 days of activity and fighting, we held back our weapons and continue the task of defending the south along other plains.”

With respect to the criticism over the end of the operation, Gantz said, “We were not surprised, we were ready.”