Defense Minister Ya’alon: Israel needs to focus on deterrence, not peace deals

 

Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon met with settler leaders, saying future agreement with the Palestinian Authority is unlikely to include settlements’ eviction. Ya’alon, “Why should we cede land in exchange for simply hearing the word ‘peace’?”

By Israel Hayom Staff

 

Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon met Tuesday with the leaders of the Judea and Samaria settler community and said that a future agreement with the Palestinians was unlikely to include the eviction of settlements. He added that Israel should focus on “creating deterrence, not peace deals.”

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