War cabinet meets ahead of expected Gantz resignation

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

The war cabinet was set to convene in Jerusalem at 6:30 p.m., Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office says. The meeting is slated to be followed by a security cabinet meeting at 8:30 p.m.

War cabinet minister Benny Gantz is expected to announce that he is leaving the unity coalition after the war cabinet meeting.

According to Channel 13 news, neither Gantz nor fellow National Unity party member Gadi Eisenkot, a war cabinet observer, are attending the meeting.

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