The Minister of Finance and the head of the party «Kulanu», Moshe Kahlon did not intend to dismiss the Minister of construction of Yoav GALANT, despite the publication of the fact that the second number in the «Kulanu» is going to leave the party and go to the «Likud». About this newspaper the Jerusalem Post, citing anonymous close Kahlon.
According to these approximate, Kahlon knows about the contacts of the GALANT with the activists of the Likud for more than two months, but in the words of sources that are referenced by the Jerusalem Post, «it is not in the nature Kahlon – fire».
At the same time, the newspaper «Israel a-Yom» reported, also citing anonymous sources in the environment Chapter, «Kulanu», which, if published a conversation recording of the GALANT with the members of the Central Committee of Likud, in which the head of the Ministry of construction says that he intends to move in the ruling party, he can’t stay on a post of the Minister of «Kulanu».
The tension in the faction emerged after the Second channel ITV reported that six weeks ago, Yoav GALANT met with activists of the Likud in Netanya and told them that he intends to run for the Knesset 21st convocation of the Likud. According to the participants, GALANT said that is a «General niche, which was released after the departure of ya’alon». Answering the question about what he intends to do, Moshe Kahlon, GALANT said, «I’m a big boy».
Note that the tension Kahlon and GALANT reigns over the last year. In July 2016, the head of «Kulanu» was intended to convey the portfolio of Minister of construction of another Deputy, however this plan was not implemented.
Talk of a possible transition of the GALANT in the Likud circulate in the political system over the past months. Five months ago in an interview with NEWSru.co.il Moshe Kahlon has denied the rumors. «Yoav GALANT not going anywhere», – he said.