Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit and State Comptroller Joseph Shapira responded to Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked's unprecedented bare knuckles attack on the High Court earlier in the day, saying that "the High Court's position and independence must be defended."
Mandelblit went a step further, saying "even if one disagrees with the High Court decision on natural gas, it has spoken its word and it must be followed."
"It is one thing to have a serious issue-related disagreement, and another thing to directly attack the High Court."
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