Cabinet to convene tomorrow night as Gantz hopes PM will allow appointment of justice minister

The cabinet will convene tomorrow night at 10 p.m., Hebrew media reports.

Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit have been calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to allow for the appointment of a permanent justice minister.

Gantz was serving as interim justice minister until April 1, from which point the position has been vacant.

A cabinet vote is required to appoint a justice minister, but both Netanyahu and Gantz must agree first to bring the matter to a vote.

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