Live UpdateFrom the Liveblog of Thursday, March 9, 2023
PM holds security assessment via phone from Rome following terror attack
Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter
ROME — Participating by phone from Rome, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finishes a security consultation after the terrorist attack in Tel Aviv.
Joining him on the call are Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir, Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai, IDF Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi, National Security Adviser Tzachi Hanegbi, Military Secretary Avi Gil and the deputy chief of the Shin Bet security service.