Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis (Likud) says that “we are not close to a ceasefire.”

Speaking to Channel 2, Akunis emphasizes that the conflict in Gaza is a war, not a more limited operation.

As deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Akunis serves as the liaison between the government and the Knesset.

Ofir Akunis (photo credit: CC-BY-SA Shay Hayak/Wikipedia)

Ofir Akunis (photo credit: CC-BY-SA Shay Hayak/Wikipedia)

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