Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon clarified on Saturday evening that he has no problem with Naftali Bennett being appointed defense minister.
“I did not place an ultimatum on Bennett’s appointment as defense minister. These spins don’t work on me. I have not been a member of the Likud for a long time and I do not work for them,” he said in a television interview.
“I will not abandon the economy for another two months in office,” he continued, adding, “The government did not give in to Hamas. I sat in cabinet discussions that lasted deep into the night, we made very difficult decisions, and approved very bold actions. The IDF is doing daring work.”
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