Amb. Gillerman: 'Israel is going to finish the job'
Israel 'on standby' for ground assault in Gaza
- Duration 5:16
- Date Nov 16, 2012
Israel 'on standby' for ground assault in Gaza
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Not easy Middle East now on the -- air raid sirens heard yet again today.
In Tel Aviv Israel.
It was a morning of heavy rocket fire from Gaza -- into Israel ambassador -- -- is in Tel Aviv now he's the former Israeli ambassador.
-- the UN.
And he is with me now there's a bit of delay on the signal so be patient with us.
ambassador here is the question will Israel start a ground invasion.
Well bill is well -- of this in -- -- to finish it.
It's top of that because.
This situation became unbearable and the prime minister Europe decided that enough was enough no other country in the world -- -- -- not the United States.
Which stands for one minute for -- -- -- taken over the last few years -- over a million of its people.
Are on the threat and on the rocket attack and children's sleep -- air raid showed doesn't cannot go to school.
So Israel is going to finish the drawl we have an evil brutal enemy.
In in Gaza are Hamas is nothing but a bloody proxy of Iran which is intent on destroying -- -- And we will not just put -- to sleep so it can wake up again and raise its ugly head and continue this devastation.
Of Israeli cities and villages and schools and can develop these.
We will finish the draw what if it takes.
Ground -- ground troops if it takes an all out war we will make sure that Hamas will never again.
Being a position to disrupt and destroy -- pretty destroy Israeli life based on that answer sir I'd take your answer to be a yes to my question.
Is that right.
Well I cannot tell you where what the exact labs of the military are obviously there are kept.
Very secret and decide that according to developments on the ground -- I'm saying is.
That you know we will not allow this evil snake to keep raising its head and biting us -- to.
Understand what is happening your bill I mean they are intent.
On killing as many Israelis women children and babies innocent people as possible.
And even of this this operation now you can see the distinction between us.
We being very cautious very soldier cool.
Why there are actually aiming rockets at our cities including Tel Aviv but many many cities in the -- -- in fact.
What -- -- every dead Palestinian child is a tragedy and a mistake for them every dead Israeli child.
Is the success on the -- for some liberation and this has to stop and we will stop it.
I'm just reading now -- the Associated Press urgent wire here that Israel is calling up 161000.
Ahead of a possible Gaza invasion.
-- -- rating by way of Reuters air raid sirens are sounding in Jerusalem at the moment so we will see what comes.
-- -- the circumstances.
As you well know in that region the world are very differ and they were even two years ago.
The Egyptian government apparently is offering support on behalf of Hamas during this current conflict.
How significant is that and how does that change the dynamic.
For the possibility of war yet again with -- Israel and Hamas.
Well bill we we live in a very tough neighborhood where in fact they've been alive in the jungle in this jungle is becoming more violent -- more ugly every day.
You can see how Assad his butchering over 50000.
He Syrian civilians.
The Muslim Brotherhood just taken over in Egypt and is that it -- it in a way which I'm sure the young people in the US where that not aspire to.
But you know the visit -- of the Egyptian prime minister -- Hamas was very symbolic move.
Hamas kept firing hundreds of rockets what he was there what we kept them safe.
But let me tell you something from experience and also from the time -- that the UN make no mistake.
The egyptians and the other our countries have very little love lost for the Palestinians.
They do not love them they do not sympathize with them they use them as an alibi and as a tool.
And they're into -- little fights but believe me if I told you the -- both Arab kings sultans and he -- and presidents.
Who came to me during the last time we went into Gaza and said go go finish the -- don't stall.
And -- -- you -- for us to finish them often in a way I'm not sure this is not the case and I don't believe everything.
The Egyptian president says says publicly.
Listen to him privately and you get to told to be different.
-- thank you for your time one of your many house these days is to be a Fox News contributor we will lean on you heavily to get us a better understanding from the Israeli perspective Associated Press reporting air raid sirens now -- in Jerusalem we'll see what helps us.