Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel may conduct a military operation in the Gaza Strip before the nation goes to elections on September 17.
After returning from his trip to Russia, Netanyahu said another conflict with Gaza “could happen at any moment,” Channel 13 reported Friday morning.
His comments echo an earlier warning he made on Thursday before boarding a plane to Sochi, Russia when he said, “it looks like there will be no other choice but to embark on a wide-scale campaign in Gaza.”
He told Israel’s Kan public broadcaster in a rare interview that overthrowing Hamas is most likely inevitable.
“There probably won’t be a choice but to topple the Hamas regime. Hamas doesn’t exert its sovereignty in the Strip and doesn’t prevent attacks.”
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