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The spokesperson for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) took to Twitter shortly after the cease-fire with Hamas militants began on Wednesday to proclaim that it had "accomplished its goals" in its eight-day aerial bombardment of Gaza.
After 8 days, the IDF has accomplished its goals in Operation Pillar of Defense. A cease-fire agreement has come into effect.