On Friday, December 18, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be tested a gastro-and colonoscopy, reported from the office of the Prime Minister. This test is performed under partial anesthesia, which will operate about half an hour.
In this connection there was a necessity to appoint the acting Prime Minister at that time. 17 December, Ministers telephone voting endorsed the candidacy of defense Minister Moshe ya’alon.
From the office of the Prime Minister was told that «two years ago, the Prime Minister suffered a similar test, during which it was discovered and removed a benign polyp, which necessitates regular repetition of the procedure». During checkout Netanyahu will be accompanied by his personal physician Dr. Tzvi Berkovich.
On 29 June the 2nd channel of the Israeli television reported that in recent months, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu twice referred to the hospital.
According to this source information, both times in the hospital in Bnei Brak Netanyahu underwent medical tests that were performed under General anesthesia.
The first time the Prime Minister arrived at the hospital shortly before the elections and the second — after.
Both times Netanyahu came to the hospital secretly. 2nd channel claims that the first time he was brought to the clinic by car to float Pete and bread, the second time – the car company for pest control, and his bodyguards were dressed as workers of the firm.