Netanyahu: Rafah Operation Will Happen

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated on Sunday that an operation in Rafah, the last Hamas stronghold in southern Gaza, would take place.

“Since the beginning of the war, we have been fighting on two fronts – the military front and the political front,” Netanyahu began, adding that “on the political front, we have so far managed to allow our forces to fight in an unprecedented manner for five full months. But it is no secret that the international pressure against us is increasing.”

Any approved the operational plans for the operation in Rafah, includes the promotion of the steps to evacuate the civilian population from the battle zones.

Netanyahu also conveyed a message to the world: “Instead of putting pressure on Israel, which is fighting the most just war, against the cruelest of enemies, direct your pressure against Hamas and its patron – Iran. They are the ones who pose a danger to the region and the entire world.”

“I repeat – we will act in Rafah. It will take a few weeks, and it will happen,” Netanyahu said.

Netanyahu to world: Did you lose your moral compass so quickly?’, by Israel National News, March 17, 2024


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