KYIV. March 27. UNN On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired Defense Minister Yoav Gallant. He said that due to this massive protests have started in the country UNN With reference to Reuters.
After the news of the sacking of Israel’s defense minister became public knowledge, tens of thousands of people protested across the country. Crowds broke through the security cordon outside Netanyahu’s home in Jerusalem.
In announcing Galant’s dismissal, Netanyahu’s office did not name a replacement or provide any other details.
“This evening, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided to fire Defense Minister Yoav Gallant,” the news said.
Later, Gallant wrote on his Twitter: “The defense of Israel has always been and always will be my life’s work.”
As protesters took to the streets, police fired water cannons to push them away from Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem. Meanwhile, in Tel Aviv, people built a huge bonfire.
The chairman of the parliamentary committee that decides on the draft law said that discussions on the law should continue on Monday.
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