Netanyahu promised Sullivan: The judicial reform will pass with broad agreement

AuthorIsrael National News
Published date23 January 2023
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
According to the report, during his meeting last week with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, Netanyahu said that "as far as I'm concerned, the legal reform will pass with broad consensus, it will not pass as it is presented now."

Sullivan told Netanyahu about the administration's concerns over the reform as it was presented to the American officials. "The liberal-democratic public and we as an administration do not like the direction you are going in with regard to the legal reform. If there is a violation of democratic values, it will make it difficult for us to provide unwavering and unqualified support to Israel," he said, according to the report.

The report further said that the advisor made clear to Netanyahu that the US administration sees him as a leader after he promised that he would lead the government "with both hands on the wheel".

Meanwhile, Channel 13 News reported on Sunday that the US Ambassador to Israel, Tom Nides, has in recent weeks held several meetings with Israeli officials, among other things with current politicians...

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