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Barak: If needed, we won't hesitate to launch ground offensive
Defense Minister Ehud Barak commented on the prospect of a ceasefire agreement with Hamas, saying: "We have to go on; if there's a need we will not hesitate to launch a ground offensive. We will do whatever it takes to make sure the goals of the operation are achieved."

 

Barak added: "We are not fixated on launching an attack, but we won't shy on doing so, if the situation calls for it." (Yoav Zitun)