Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu dissolves six-member war cabinet | BBC News

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu dissolves six-member war cabinet | BBC News



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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dissolved his six-member war cabinet, just over a week after the departure of centrist opposition leader Benny Gantz and his ally Gadi Eisenkot.

Sensitive issues about the war with Hamas in Gaza will now be discussed by a smaller forum, Israeli media has reported.

Mr Netanyahu had faced demands from far-right ministers in his governing coalition to join the war cabinet, which could have further strained ties with the US and other international allies.

A spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said that as far as it was concerned, it would not affect the chain of command.

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