Israeli National Security Council Director Tzachi Hanegbi met on Thursday with family members of hostages in Gaza and a difficult conversation between the sides ensued.

Channel 12 reported that Hanegbi told the families that "we'll manage to obtain the first step of the deal (the humanitarian part) within a few short months. It won't take months or years. If the hostages won't return in a few weeks or months, we don't have a plan up our sleeve. We will continue fighting in Gaza and the north, and we'll just assess the situation.

"I don't believe this government will complete the entire deal. This government will not decide to end the war in return for all the hostages. We must continue to fight so there won't be another October 7th, 2027," he added.

One of the participants criticized the Prime Minister during the meeting: "During a war, you don't get money to build a swimming pool."... Read More: Arutz-7