42 Total Quotes

Ra'anan Gissin Quotes

We are in a tidal wave of homicide, suicide bombings launched against us. This is a clear declaration of war by the Islamic radical groups.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Suicide

The government is determined to continue with the disengagement plan, at the same time will continue to fight terrorism as they do on a daily basis,
Ra'anan Gissin
#Government

Israel will exercise its right for self-defense. It will take the necessary steps to stop the firing of rockets out of Gaza.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Defense

The Palestinians must understand that this horrendous wave of violence, terrorism and incitement must stop.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Terrorism

The whole concept of free elections is not dependent on the presence or absence of Israeli troops, but is more dependent on the absence of terrorism and violence within the Palestinian society.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Absence

The wave of terrorism that we've had since he arrived contributed to the fact that he could not bring his mission to a successful end, ... supported his mission from the beginning, and we support the continuation of his mission.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Terrorism

This resolution is the combination of a unilateral cease-fire on both sides and I would say with bi-lateral results. In other words, there will be quiet on the ground. I think for the first time in four and a half years there is real hope on both sides and real determination to make it work,
Ra'anan Gissin
#Fire

This resolution is the combination of a unilateral cease-fire on both sides and I would say with bi-lateral results. In other words, there will be quiet on the ground. I think for the first time in four and a half years there is real hope on both sides and real determination to make it work.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Fire

I must say I have to be a little skeptical, because Arafat made these statements before. He made it on the 27th of September when he accepted a cease-fire. We buried 67 people since then and 500 more were wounded.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Skepticism

I must say I have to be a little skeptical, because Arafat made these statements before, ... He made it on the 27th of September when he accepted a cease-fire. We buried 67 people since then and 500 more were wounded.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Skepticism

This Palestinian Authority, which has clearly defined itself as a terrorist entity, has tried to instigate terrorist support more than the previous one did, and we will act accordingly.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Authority

One would have expected him to come out strongly against terror activities, against suicide and terror bombings, but he did not make that statement, ... He alluded to the fact that there are perhaps terrorist activities that he is against, but he did not come out as leader of the Palestinian people and say, 'We've got to stop it.'
Ra'anan Gissin
#Suicide

We can't allow to pay ... with the blood of our people and the blood of our citizens for some illusion of stability or restraint in the Middle East,
Ra'anan Gissin
#Illusion

Israel deals only with the Palestinian Authority. The Israelis don't deal with these terrorist organizations. They have nothing to do except call for the destruction of Israel.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Authority

They're obviously feeling the pressure of the Israeli measures. But Israel places the onus on the Palestinian Authority to dismantle these groups.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Authority

are geared to one main purpose -- that is to see if the security coordination can be renewed to bring down and terminate the hostility.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Purpose

With the temporary and partial collapse of the services that the Palestinian Authority was providing their citizens, it's necessary for us, particularly in the areas where we try to provide for the Palestinian people's living conditions -- health care and so forth. And we're trying to do it without really re-introducing the civil administration,
Ra'anan Gissin
#Authority

He has to take real action. Declarations won't do. They won't get him off the hook. This time it's a moment of truth, and lies will not cover up.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Action

And I think what happened last night signifies a major escalation in this phase of the war -- then we are entitled to take that kind of action on a broad spectrum in order to meet that threat and stem it and stop it.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Night

What is needed right now is performance in action,
Ra'anan Gissin
#Action

The time, method -- the ways by which this will take place -- will be decided separately, and the security services will continue to monitor the situation and make the recommendation about the proper action as they have done in the past.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Security

Sixteen of our citizens are lying dead because Arafat, the Palestinian Authority have taken no action whatsoever to stop terrorist activity ... and therefore, all this talk of reforms are useless and a waste of time, ... As long as Arafat does not perform, there can be no reforms that will bring about an end to this senseless killing.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Action

I want to judge Arafat by his deeds not by his words.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Words

There is no free lunch. The man never mended his ways. He did not stop terrorist activities and put all his efforts on behalf of peace. He continued to ... organize terrorist activities.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Man

It means many of the missions of the force have been accomplished already and we have arrested the people that we want,
Ra'anan Gissin
#Force

Sustained operations against the infrastructure of the tunnels and against those who are perpetrating the smuggling of weapons and continued action against Israeli citizens and Israeli towns and villages will continue as necessary,
Ra'anan Gissin
#Weapons

It's not enough to have an internal truce between these groups and the Palestinian Authority. They have to dismantle the terrorist groups and stop the incitement.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Authority

Free elections will be conducted when there is a cessation of the violence.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Elections

There isn't a religious question here. This is a question of, 'Are you going to allow someone who harbors terrorists to go free or do you impose certain restrictions on someone who supports terrorism?'
Ra'anan Gissin
#Religious

There ain't going to be any negotiations under fire, ... The continuing use of terrorism is going to destroy Palestinian society, not just hurt us.
Ra'anan Gissin
#Fire