In the video: After Minister Galant's dismissal, more than a thousand protesters arrived at the Peace Interchange (Photo: Yotam Ronan)
The Histadrut will announce tomorrow (Sunday) the shutdown of the economy following the dismissal of Defense Minister Yoav Galant.
According to the statement of the Histadrut, the chairman of the organization Arnon Bar-David, "received with astonishment Prime Minister Netanyahu's announcement about the dismissal of the Minister of Defense". The leadership of the Histadrut, in which he will deliver a "dramatic statement".
The Prime Minister's Office announced earlier this evening that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has decided to fire the Minister of Defense from his position.
According to Likud sources, Netanyahu summoned Gallant to his office and told him that he had lost confidence in him after he acted against the government and the coalition while he was on a political visit abroad over the weekend. Sources also said that Justice Minister Yariv Levin and the Prime Minister's son Yair Netanyahu pressed him Netanyahu to fire Gallant, and convinced him that he was undermining him and that he should show strength.
will announce the shutdown of the economy.
Bar-David (Photo: Flash 90, Yonatan Zindel)
The dismissals caused great anger among the public protesting against the legal revolution, and many thousands spontaneously gathered in centers across the country to demonstrate against the measure.
Among the main centers of demonstrations are Tel Aviv, Beer Sheva, Haifa and Jerusalem.