Vice Premier Shaul Mofaz decided Sunday to postpone a planned visit to the United Kingdom and France to personally attend to the Keshev committee crisis.

Mofaz was meant to meet with top leaders in the two countries mid-week to discuss regional development, negotiations with the Palestinians and the Iranian nuclear program.

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The committee, tasked with finding an alternative to the Tal Law that would equalize the burden of IDF service, reached a stalemate over the weekend due to a dispute between Netanyahu and Kadima on whether benefits should be cut from individual haredim or only their religious establishments.