Radio station «Reshet bet» reported that in Jerusalem brought together members of the military-political Cabinet at the meeting on the forthcoming visit of Benjamin Netanyahu to the U.S., where he is expected to meet with Donald trump.
According to radio station, members of the «narrow Cabinet» to discuss what position on the negotiations with the Palestinian authority must submit the head of government.
On the eve of Netanyahu’s trip to Washington in the coalition the scandal broke after the head of the party «Bayt Yehudi» on the social network Facebook required not to discuss with trump the possibility of creating a Palestinian state: «If the joint statement will be performed for the first time in the cadence of trump, the phrase Palestinian state or even the phrase «political education» we will all feel it in the coming years. The earth will tremble. The words «Palestinian state» is a historic disaster. It is impossible that they were delivered. This is a historic test for Netanyahu and for all of us.»
This statement Bennett has drawn sharp criticism from the Ministers of the Likud, took it as an attempt by Bennett to obtain additional votes of right-wing voters.
After a meeting of the military-political Cabinet, the press service of the head of government said that all the Ministers agreed that it is important to strengthen relations with the United States, both at the governmental and at a personal level.
«The meeting was held in a calm and business-like atmosphere.
At the end of the meeting, the Ministers wished the Prime Minister good luck,» — said in a press release.