01/30/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ehud Olmert: Gaza Offensive Will Not End Until Goals Achieved

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Tuesday that Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip would continue for as long as necessary to achieve the goals of the defense establishment against the ruling Hamas regime.

"The Gaza offensive has begun and will not end.... until our goals our reached, we are continuing according to the plan," Olmert said.

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