Legal Advisor to the government Yehuda Weinstein ordered not to open a criminal investigation against former Prime Minister and former defense Minister Ehud Barak for comments he made on air 2nd TV channel.
Previously, gorprokuratury by examining the statements of the barracks, came to the conclusion that no sufficient grounds for beginning a criminal investigation.
Make complaints against Ehud Barak did after the program «Ulpan Shishi» on the 2nd channel of the Israeli television, Barak said that Israel was once close to having to attack Iran. But then the chief of General staff Gaby Ashkenazi has expressed doubts about the readiness of the IDF for the operation, and then against her were made by the Ministers ya’alon and Steinitz. He also called Netanyahu a «wimp». These statements were excerpted from an interview that took Barack Kfir Ilan and Daniel Dror author of the autobiographical book of Ehud Barak’s «War of my life».
Shortly thereafter, the office of the head of government issued a statement in which it called on Barak to «stop the irresponsible talk regarding the security of the country».
Yehuda Weinstein by examining the complaint to the barracks, came to the conclusion that during interviews with his biographers he did not betray any state secrets.