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Ya’alon Defends Israel’s Decision Not to Overthrow Hamas During Gaza Operation

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Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon. Photo: Reuven Kapuscinski.

Ynet – Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Israel was right in not trying to topple Hamas’ regime in Gaza during the last operation. He made the comments after Prime Minister Netanyahu told the UN that “Hamas is ISIS and ISIS is Hamas.”

Speaking in Tel Aviv, Ya’alon reiterated that during Operation Protective Edge, Cabinet ministers voted not place Hamas’ destruction at the heart of the IDF’s mission.

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