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Under fire from senior ministers,
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu decided to postpone a cabinet vote scheduled
for Thursday during which Defense Minister Ehud Barak was supposed to bring a
proposal to appoint Deputy Chief of Staff Maj.-Gen. Yair Naveh as a temporary
head of the army for 60 days.
The reason behind the
postponement was cited as being technical – ministers need to see proposals 48
hours before a vote – but Netanyahu was expected to encounter resistance from
Likud Party ministers who are upset with Barak’s decision not to extend Lt.-Gen.
Gabi Ashkenazi’s term past February 14 and until he finds a permanent and
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