49 Total Quotes

Shaul Mofaz Quotes

The United States has reaffirmed its commitment to sell the JSF aircraft to Israel, ... The answer is yes.
Shaul Mofaz
#Commitment

has the potential for improving security ties between Israel and Egypt's defense establishments.
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#Defense

We are carrying out a broad operation against terrorism, a broad operation against the Islamic Jihad infrastructure in light of Islamic Jihad's intention to continue with suicide bombings.
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#Terrorism

The simple fact is that they have not accepted any of the four rules, and this indicates their true intentions.
Shaul Mofaz
#Rules

I want to tell all the members of the house who don't understand — reality has changed, ... does not endanger Israel's security.
Shaul Mofaz
#Reality

does not pose a military threat to Israel.
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#Israel

I am asking my fellow Knesset members and ministers, assuming each of us has a son in the army: Is he, under these circumstances, ready that his son serve in the Philadelphi Route?
Shaul Mofaz
#Army

it is very hard for me to give the army orders to destroy and blow up Jewish synagogues.
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#Army

As a Jew and the defense minister in the State of Israel, it's very difficult for me to instruct the Israel Defense Forces to destroy and blow up Jewish synagogues,
Shaul Mofaz
#Defense

includes everything the state of Israel knows how to do, and everything the defense establishment knows how to do, so...the (Israeli) residents of communities around Gaza will be able to live in peace and quiet.
Shaul Mofaz
#Defense

On Monday the 12th of the month no Israeli army soldier will remain in the boundaries of the Gaza Strip.
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#Army

I look with hope to the future, that the price we are paying ... will in the end bring about a positive change in Israel's situation,
Shaul Mofaz
#Future

The attempt to overthrow the prime minister shows a lack of national responsibility and threatens to undermine the stability of the government,
Shaul Mofaz
#Responsibility

The central committee members are well aware that Israel should not be plunged into another election campaign.
Shaul Mofaz
#Israel

[Restrictions on Movement: IOF have imposed severe restrictions on the freedom of movement of Palestinian civilians, especially in communities located near Israeli settlements. They have continued to close Erez crossing for the third consecutive week and to impose severe restrictions at other border crossings of the Gaza Strip. On 7 September 2005, IOF closed Rafah International Crossing Point, thus transforming the Gaza Strip into a big jail. IOF have also continued to close al-Matahen and Abu Houli checkpoints on Salah al-Din Street (the main road between the north and south of the Gaza Strip). In addition, IOF have continued to close a number of roads since the beginning of the current Intifada. In the West Bank, IOF have continued to close 'Ennab gate, east of Tulkarm, for the eighth consecutive week. Since the declaration of the northern West Bank as a closed military zone on Monday morning, 15 August 2005, IOF have imposed severe restrictions on the movement of Palestinian civilians. They erected a number of checkpoints on the main roads. They arrested at least 10 Palestinian civilians. IOF have continued to prevent 700 Palestinian teachers from entering Jerusalem. IOF positioned on the 'Arraba crossroads, southwest of Jenin, stopped a taxi and forced 7 Palestinian civilians to strip completely, and attempted to force a girl to strip, but she refused. This crime came a few hours following an order by the Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz to his troop] not to have pity on Palestinians at military checkpoints in the OPT. ... Do not have mercy on anyone even if it creates long lines and causes anger among the population.
Shaul Mofaz
#Freedom

[JERUSALEM, Sept. 22 (Xinhuanet) -- Israeli defense minister Shaul Mofaz on Thursday sharply criticized former finance minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying his plan to move up the date of the Likud party leader elections could destroy the party, local newspaper Haaretz reported on its online edition.] The economic policies of the last few years, brought forth by Benjamin Netanyahu, succeeded in damaging the Likud, ... The poverty, the rift in the party and the blows to the poorer classes - these struck every corner and thousands of voters of the Likud.
Shaul Mofaz
#Defense

We have to make it clear to the Palestinians that Israel will not let the recent events pass without a response,
Shaul Mofaz
#Events

If the Hamas organization, Mahmoud al-Zahar, or Ismail Haniyah and the others continue with rocket fire, we will send them to the same place as Rantissi and Yassin. Let there be no doubt about it.
Shaul Mofaz
#Fire

Hamas fired at Israeli sovereign territory after the disengagement, they killed innocent Palestinians at a rally and blamed Israel for it and to strengthen their lie they fired Qassam rockets on Sderot, ... We will not let it pass quietly.
Shaul Mofaz
#Israel

Yes, the Israeli Army will continue to use all means necessary,
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#Army

will be hit again and again until they understand there are new rules to the game.
Shaul Mofaz
#Rules

Firing on Israeli soldiers continues,
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#Soldiers

The connection between the Palestinian Authority and the smuggling operation is unequivocal, clear, and undeniable, ... Official figures in the Palestinian Authority were involved, among them senior officials in the Palestinian naval police.
Shaul Mofaz
#Authority

We are continuing to do everything possible to improve the quality of life for the Palestinian population that is not involved with terror,
Shaul Mofaz
#Life

The Palestinian Authority has to move from the talking stage to the action stage, ... We will not be able to continue in this process if the Palestinian Authority does not start taking concrete actions against the terror groups.
Shaul Mofaz
#Action

The Palestinian Authority has to move from words to deeds, ... We will not be able to continue this process if the Palestinian Authority will not move to real action against the terror organizations.
Shaul Mofaz
#Authority

We are trying to ease life of the Palestinians and to improve the economic situation in the Palestinian side, but the main obstacle is the terror activities,
Shaul Mofaz
#Life

I saw people torn apart and limbs scattered on all sides,
Shaul Mofaz
#People

To my regret, the projections came true. We will do everything we can to strike out at the infrastructure of the organization that carried out this act of terror.
Shaul Mofaz
#Regret

I am very anxious to reach an agreement, but we must acknowledge that the Palestinian partner does not measure up,
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#Agreement