Monday, March 20, the Tenth channel ITV, as well as the Walla and NRG website reported according to confidants of the Prime Minister, that he had not approved of the emerging compromise on the issue of Corporation of public broadcasting.
According to published reports, Netanyahu will make the final decision after returning on 22 March from China. Until then, there are ongoing negotiations between representatives of Kahlon and Netanyahu.
The compromise in question involves the merger of two agencies – the office of the state television and radio Corporation «Kan». In addition, in the framework of the compromise, will be dismissed the CEO Eldad Koblenz and head of the Board of Directors of Gil Omer. Also will increase the number of Management workers that will be employed in the United structure and strengthened political control over its activities.
Currently it is unknown what kind of clause is unacceptable to the Prime Minister. The tenth channel ITV also said that the Prime Minister is outraged by the appointment of Geula even sa’ar to a position leading the Central newscast of the Corporation and its environment is called a blatant provocation (ecba BA ain). Recall that even-Saar, a well-known journalist and TV presenter, is married to the former Minister of education Gideon Saar, who is considered one of the main political opponents of Netanyahu. The Prime Minister suspected that the message was officially published during Netanyahu’s visit to China, to derail the talks about a possible compromise
Despite the differences in the political system Express the assessment that a compromise will be found, and the current crisis will not lead to the collapse of the coalition.