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At the same time as the Prime Minister's meeting with Defense Minister Galant, Netanyahu convened a tripartite meeting with Finance Minister Bezalel Smotritz and Minister-designate of the Ministry of Justice Amsalem. During the meeting, Smotrich agreed to transfer the authority of government companies to Amsalem, which would pave the way for the completion of his appointment as minister

David Amsalem in a threatening message to Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai (Knesset Channel)

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met this evening (Thursday) with Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich and the designated minister in the Ministry of Justice, Knesset member David Amsalem, and discussed with them the transfer of the government companies authority to Amsalem.

This, at the same time as the meeting that Netanyahu had this evening with Defense Minister Yoav Galant.

MK Amsalem agreed last month to be appointed as a minister in the Ministry of Justice, but the approval of the final appointment was delayed for several weeks due to his demand to receive more powers - in addition to those he received in the Ministry of Justice. Today, Smotrich agreed to the demand to transfer the authority of government companies to him, which will pave the way for the completion of the appointment of This, as part of the attempt to close the ranks in Likud and in the background of the attempt to fortify the majority for the approval or change of the legal reform.

Amsalem, who is considered to be close to Defense Minister Yoav Galant, boycotted the votes in the plenary yesterday, and announced together with MK David Bitan that he would not show up for the votes. This is until a law is promoted to grant an exemption from VAT for medicines for cancer patients, which was supposed to go to the first reading and was delayed due to disputes with the ministry the treasure.

Smotrich agreed to the demand to transfer the authority of the government companies to him.

Amsalem (Photo: Reuven Castro)

Likud officials said: "The prime minister handled the crisis with Dodi Amsalem and ensured Smotrich's agreement to transfer the government companies authority to his authority, as part of the effort to isolate Defense Minister Galant from his Likud allies."

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Source: walla

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