Netanyahu calls off all coalition and party meetings scheduled for Sunday

The Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu called off his meeting with coalition party leaders scheduled for Sunday and may also cancel his date with his Likud faction heads. The meeting Netanyahu set up with Treasury Minister Moshe Kahlon, who is pressing for an early election, was moved from Sunday morning to the evening. In a TV interview on Friday, Kahlon said there were good reasons for the cabinet accepting a ceasefire with Hamas after nearly 500 rockets were fired into Israel, but they must remain secret in the national interest. Avigdor Lieberman, who resigned as defense minister over the ceasefire, said he knew of no reasons for giving Hamas any leeway. “It’s all excuses,” he said.

The Netanyahu-Kahlon face to face at 6.30 is expected to set a date for an early election – March or May. The prime minister is struggling to forestall any more walkouts from the cabinet – if possible, without giving defense to Jewish Home leader, Education Minister Naftali Bennett.

 

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7 thoughts on “Netanyahu calls off all coalition and party meetings scheduled for Sunday

  • Nov 18, 2018 @ 14:02 at 14:02
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    Yes, give Defence to Israel Beitenu and the IDF will be allowed to do what is ts meant for, to defend Israel and to punish the terrorists.

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    • Nov 18, 2018 @ 14:16 at 14:16
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      “to defend Israel and to punish the terrorists.”

      Or to put it another way, “to terrorise the Palestinian population and punish any form or resistance or cries for freedom.”

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      • Nov 18, 2018 @ 17:12 at 17:12
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        You are absolutely right, Palestinians must be free, free at last!
        We have to be allowed to exit all troubled zones and focus on building a complete new country from scratch in freedom and liberty with no borders with Israel.
        Palexit Freedom Now!
        No more borders with the Jews!

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        • Nov 18, 2018 @ 18:45 at 18:45
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          Since the un resolutions following ww2 most of the Arab states have attacked Israel with impunity. Modern Israel is the problem the Arabs and Persians created.

          I am sure that if the Palestinians really wanted peace the Israelis would spend millions to restore Gaza and help their people. In truth Iranian proxies like Hamas, hezbollah, Fatah, and others will not let this happen. They hurt the Palestinians more than Israel. That is the unfortunate truth.

          At this point I no longer see a hopeful resolution. Technology gives the few a greater ability to harm the many. Improved missile technology which ultimately allows a strike on Tel Aviv will most assuredly result in the total decapitation of Iranian leadership. The ink is dry on these plans and the will work.

          You have been warned. Have a nice day.

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      • Nov 19, 2018 @ 11:41 at 11:41
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        …and start world war three. I wouln’dt give Bennett anything that resembles military power. he cannot keep a cool head and the enemies of Israel know what. If its is so easy to get a hot head response (a tantrum) from him when he doesn’t get his way. Imagine how he will react of he is tricked into an action via manipulations in the battle that put egg on his face and cost lives? Thank you Adonai for not giving the security reigns to him of all people.

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  • Nov 18, 2018 @ 14:32 at 14:32
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    War with Iran before elections or after?

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