Another Israeli war council member resigns following Gantz

Ahram Online , Sunday 9 Jun 2024

In a significant political development, war council minister Gadi Eisenkot submitted his resignation following Benny Gantz’s departure.

Gadi Eisenkot and Chili Tropper
Former Israeli Chief of Staff and War Council Minister Gadi Eisenkot (L) and minister Chili Tropper from the National Unity Party (R). AFP


Israel's General Benny Gantz announced in a televised speech his resignation from Netanyahu's emergency government and called for elections as soon as possible.

Minutes after Gantz's resignation, the former Israeli chief of staff Eisenkot submitted his resignation from the council.

Minister Chili Tropper from the National Unity Party submitted his resignation from the government, following the recent resignations of Gantz and Eisenkot.

This series of high-profile resignations underscores growing tensions within the Israeli political landscape. 

The reasons for Tropper's departure have not yet been detailed.

The resignations mark a notable shake-up within the Israeli government, further intensifying the political climate.

Details regarding the resignations' potential impact on the ongoing military and political strategies are yet to be disclosed.

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