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Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet, says Israeli official

Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet, says Israeli official

Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet, says Israeli official

A senior Israeli official confirmed on Monday the dissolution of the war cabinet in Israelcreated after the unprecedented October 7th attacks carried out by the Palestinian Islamic movement Hamasfollowing the resignation last week of the centrist Benny Gantz.

The local press reported hours before that the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahuannounced the dissolution of this group during a security cabinet meeting on Sunday.

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The Israeli official, who requested anonymity, confirmed the group’s dissolution and specified that the security office would take “decisions about war-related issues”.

The security cabinet, which includes the Minister of Defense Yoav Galantethe Minister of Strategic Affairs Ron Dermer and the National Security Advisor Tzachi Hanegbiis the main decision-making body on issues related to the war with Hamas.

Gantzleader of the National Union (Center) party left the government coalition a week ago, and with it he also left Gadi Eisenkot.

When [Gadi] Eisenkot It is [Benny] Gantz They joined the government, with the condition of forming the war cabinet”, said sources close to the case.

Now that they are gone, it is no longer necessary. “This means that the security cabinet, which is the de facto decision-making body, will meet more frequently,” these sources insisted.

But, according to the press, this measure aims to put an end to attempts by far-right ministers Ben Gvir and Bezalel Smotrich participate in the war cabinet since the beginning of the conflict.

Source: Elcomercio

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