JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to push a tough line with Hamas to deliver dwelling the our bodies of Israelis being held in Gaza.
Netanyahu made the remarks on Monday throughout a development settlement ceremony within the metropolis of Migdal HaEmek in northern Israel.
“The government has two roles: to protect the country and to build it,” Netanyahu stated. “We have a simple rule: whoever wants to attack us, we attack them.”
His remarks got here a day after Israel introduced that it held the our bodies of 5 Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorists that had been killed within the blast and recovered by Israel.
Israel reportedly had made a proposal to Hamas, which controls the coastal strip, to repatriate the our bodies in return for the our bodies of Oron Shaul and Hadar Goldin, two Israeli troopers who had been killed within the Gaza conflict in 2014 and whose our bodies are being held by Hamas, or for info on two dwelling Israeli civilians it’s holding. Hamas didn’t comply with the circumstances.
“There is no such thing as a free gifts. We will bring our boys home, but I repeat: there are no free gifts,” Netanyahu additionally stated Monday.