Danon Blasts Obama Over Ceasefire Demand

By Elad Benari, INN

DanonMK Danny Danon (Likud) blasted the United States and President Barack Obama on Sunday night, after Obama demanded that Israel agree to an unconditional ceasefire in Gaza.

“We need a break from the fire that is coming from the Obama administration in Washington,” he said, adding, “Just as the United States fought resolutely against the Taliban, so must we continue to strike Hamas and destroy its tunnel infrastructure.”

“We need to withstand the pressure being exerted upon us and worry about Israel’s interests,” said Danon.

MK Orit Struk (Jewish Home) also criticized Washington for its demand that Israel agree to a ceasefire with no conditions.

“Not only tunnels and shafts are being exposed during Operation Protective Edge. The real faces of those who are supposed to be our friends are exposed as well,” she said.

“When President Obama and his foreign minister Kerry take the side of the Islamic axis of evil time after time, they completely lose their status as ‘honest brokers’ in the conflict,” added Struk. […]

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  1. “When President Obama and his foreign minister Kerry take the side of the Islamic axis of evil time after time, they completely lose their status as ‘honest brokers’ in the conflict,” added Struk. […]

    At this critical juncture, should not the Jewish in diaspora help the only Jewish state in the world more than ever?

    If Israel gets the necessary help from Jewish all over the world, and they resist the pressure that comes against Israel from every country in which they reside,it would be a great help and encouragement to Israel not only to defeat Hamas and other terrorists but to have Gaza demilitarized.
    Leaving Hamas in control of Gaza and not having Gaza demilitarized now amounts to committing a suicide. The next potential war could be nuclear or an improved missiles with a devastating impact(God forbid!)

  2. Adding to Netanyahu’s problems is the fact the Likud and the country are against any kind of ceasefire. His wiggle room is limited and Obama isn’t offering him a safety net but to jump directly into the political frying pan.