In the response, which was prepared for the superior court of justice for claims against a gas message, the Prime Minister and the economy Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that the gas agreement was taken in the interests of national security and foreign policy considerations. Radio station «Sieves Beth» said that the reply of the head of government was referred to the court on Monday, February 8, at about 16:00.
In response, the high court of appeals Benjamin Netanyahu said they had used the «point 52», because he is convinced of the need for urgent measures to save from stagnation of the gas sector. In the current situation, Netanyahu accused the former Director of the competition authority David Gilo, which overturned the compromise agreement with Noble Energy companies and «Delek». According to Netanyahu, David Gilo’s decision may lead to a deep crisis in the gas sector.
As the head of the Ministry of economy Benjamin Netanyahu stated that in the decision he has carefully studied the conclusions of the experts who came to the unequivocal conclusion that the gas agreement is necessary and it is important for state security and foreign policy of Israel.