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The prospect Israeli officials could face war crimes trials abroad led the Israeli government on Tuesday to form a committee to deal with the international legal consequences of a U.N. report on the Gaza war.
The Israeli leader also instructed his government to draft an initiative to change the laws of war to take into account the need to contend with "the expansion of terrorism in the world."
A Palestinian rights group said 1,417 Palestinians, including 926 civilians, were killed in the t
"We need to keep punching a hole in this lie that is spreading with the help of the Goldstone report," Netanyahu was quoted as saying in the statement.
Netanyahu's office said in a statement his security cabinet instructed the Justice Ministry to form a committee to deal with the prospect of "legal proceedings abroad against the state of Israel or its citizens."