Gaza Rockets "Proof" of Danger of Territorial Withdrawals, Israel Tells U.S. Diplomats

(Times of Israel) Raphael Ahren - Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan told visiting American diplomats on Sunday: "The current situation in Gaza is proof of the failure of the approach calling for Israeli withdrawals. If we relinquish full control of Judea and Samaria [the West Bank], Judea and Samaria will become Gaza and rockets will then be launched at the State of Israel." In 2005 Israel uprooted thousands of Israelis living in Gaza and pulled out Israeli forces. Erdan, a member of Israel's security cabinet, was briefing seven U.S. ambassadors to European countries, as well as U.S. Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism Elan Carr.

2019-05-07 00:00:00

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