In the video: Chief of Staff HaLevi Halevi (Maariv)
The Chief of Staff, Major General Hertzi Halevi, warned senior government officials that the number of reservists reporting for duty this month has decreased to such an extent that the IDF is on the verge of reducing and harming the scope of certain operations - this was published last night (Friday) in an article in the "New York Times" newspaper. Journalist Ronan Bergman also signed Aaliyah.
"The senior military command is also concerned about the possibility of some of the permanent personnel leaving," they added in the article that described the situation in Israel as "one of the most difficult internal crises in Israeli history."
The information published in the newspaper was confirmed by three Israeli officials who are aware of the details of the matter.
The newspaper carried a response from a spokesman on behalf of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who denied the claim that one of the senior command staff in the army informed him personally about a danger to the army's operational capacity.
"The army refused to publish full statistics on the decrease in the number of reservists reporting for duty this month, but it confirmed that 200 reserve pilots - a significant portion of the Israeli Air Force pilots, although not most of them - signed a letter on Friday stating that in protest of the legal revolution, they They will not show up for duty in the next two weeks," the newspaper said.
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