#AceNewsServices – Dec.01 – Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu issued sharp criticism against several of his ministers, particularly Finance Minister Yair Lapid, blaming them for the current coalition crisis Arutz Sheva reported.
“The government must work in harmony,” Netanyahu stated during a Likud faction meeting Monday. “For this reason I supported bills that I did not feel ‘complete’ over, such as [Lapid’s – ed.] 0% VAT bill.”
“I did not get mutual support nor responsibility from government ministers,” the Prime Minister continued. “They attacked me over construction in Jerusalem and exposed me to criticism. They violate agreements obtained explicitly to provide real boosts to Israel’s security and try to knock me down.”
“I demand that these ministers stop their subversions and attacks,” he added. “If you agree, we can continue together; if you refuse, the [decision] will go to the voters.”
Netanyahu also clarified that, in his view, the current coalition cannot remain.
“A government cannot function if ministers are constantly attacking its policies,” he warned.