Benny Gantz says the Israeli prime minister prioritizes his own interests and prevents the country from winning the conflict

Israel’s War Cabinet Minister, Benny Gantz, left the government this Sunday (June 9, 2024). During a statement about his resignation, the politician criticized Benjamin Netanyahu’s conduct of the war in Gaza.

Said the prime minister would be preventing Israel from moving forward “towards victory”. The decision comes at a time of internal tensions in the country. The information is from the Aljazeera portal.

“Netanyahu is preventing us from moving towards true victory. That is why we are leaving the emergency government today, with heavy hearts but with complete confidence.”these.

In May, Gantz had threatened to leave the emergency government if Netanyahu did not present a post-war plan for the Gaza Strip.

If we choose the path of the fanatics and lead the entire nation into the abyss, we will be forced to resign from the government,” he said at the time. From the opposition, Gantz joined Netanyahu’s coalition and the War Cabinet at the very beginning of the conflict, in a gesture of national unity.

People close to Gantz said at the time that, although his departure would not promote Netanyahu’s immediate downfall, it could destabilize the prime minister’s government, with increased pressure from the United States and the international community.


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