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«Gas agreement»: Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in the High court of justice

Sunday, 14 February, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will speak before a panel of five judges of the High court of justice in considering the five claims made against the gas of the message.

Radio station «Sieves Beth» reported that at 15:30 the Prime Minister was already in the hall «C» of the Supreme court. Were three or four thick folders full of papers. In the courthouse are many Ministers and Knesset members.

About a court building have gathered about a hundred of demonstrators, urging the court to recognize the agreement between the state and gas corporations invalid.

Claims against the gas agreements were filed «the Movement for clean government,» conservation body «Adam, Teva ve-DIN», academic center of law and business, Chairman of the Meretz Zahava Gal-on and the block «the Zionist camp».

In accordance with the current procedure, last week Netanyahu gave the high court of appeals its response, in which he indicated that the gas agreement was taken in the interests of national security and foreign policy considerations.

Israeli media broadcast from the foyer of the court. Earlier, the high court of appeals rejected a request to allow media to broadcast the trial. Observers say that the concerns of the court are two issues: the use of «paragraph 52» the Antimonopoly law, and also that in case of approval of the gas agreement, it cannot be undone in the next ten years.




«Gas agreement»: Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in the High court of justice 14.02.2016

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