Home > News > World
Sunday August 10, 2014 MYT 4:30:04 PM
Sunday August 10, 2014 MYT 4:31:11 PM
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would stay away from Egyptian-mediated truce talks with Hamas as long as Palestinian rocket and mortar attacks from the Gaza Strip continued.
"Israel will not negotiate under fire," Netanyahu said in broadcast remarks at the weekly meeting of his cabinet, in Tel Aviv.
"At no stage did we declare (Israel's military offensive) was over," he said. "The operation will continue until its objective - the restoration of quiet over a protraced period - is achieved. I said at the beginning and throughout the operation - it will take time, and stamina is required."
(Writing by Jeffrey Heller; Editing by Dan Williams)
Glencore is latest firm talking with Iran over future oil business
Greek gaming firm's new lottery machines held up by new rules
BlackRock's Koesterich says expects Greeks to approve referendum
African leaders must respect constitutions or face turmoil - Hollande
Celebrate Raya in style with GEMFIVE
The 3 unexpected life events that leave us in debt
Duchess bags Murray souvenir
Many Muslims spending wisely for Hari Raya celebration
LBU signs MoU to deliver Sarawak highway project
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)