Gantz tells justice officials he ‘won’t allow anyone to hurt the justice system’

In a meeting with justice officials, Benny Gantz, who is now serving as justice minister, says of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: “I will not allow anyone to hurt the justice system, and I will certainly not agree that a person with indictments and who is accused of criminal wrongdoing will deal in judicial matters. He must remain out of such affairs.”

He adds “Our job is to continue to safeguard the justice system and rule of law in Israel.”

Alternate Prime Minister Defense Benny Gantz visits the Jerusalem Municipality on November 10, 2020. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)