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Israeli PM Netanyahu fires Defence Minister Gallant
March 27, 2023

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu (File Photo)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dismissed Defence Minister Yoav Gallant on speaking against the country’s planned judicial reforms.

Yoav Gallant, a senior member of Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud Party, voiced concerns over reforms and called for the legislation to overhaul Israel’s judicial system to be frozen.

Meanwhile, thousands of protesters staged the rallies and blocked a main highway in Tel Aviv against the reforms.