Chief of staff: all operation, aims to thwart the smuggling of weaponry to Gaza

Lieutenant General Benny Gantz evaluation exists in southern command and the cease fire that led to the end of the “pillar”. Summary: the achievements of the IDF during the operation.

תאריך: 22/11/2012, 13:20    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Benny Gantz, Chief of general staff, today (Thursday) a tour of the southern command, with the end of operation “pillar” and the ceasefire reached last night by the political echelon. The Chief said, “got all its goals and objectives, as defined for us.
By the political echelon “.

“I highly appreciate the stamina of the public. I think he gave to the political echelon along. Us military ranks that gave the ability to act responsibly. This operation has aims and objectives as defined by the political echelon.
Hit very hard at Hamas by elimination in Jakarta and several other officials.
Hit launch capabilities including recruiting the reserves allow us to be strong in other scenes and prepare the next step. It is forbidden to do when her successor is ready. The IDF can do any task that the political level he sets, “noted Chief.

Lt. General Gantz said that despite the truce, the IDF Intelligence Department by continuing to track attempts to smuggle weaponry into Gaza, Iran or Libya – and act accordingly to schelm.

Translated from Hebrew

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