Turkel says he regrets lack of support from PM, Barak

February 2, 2011 12:44


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Retired Judge Ya'akov Turkel on Wednesday expressed regret that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak did not give him enough support in his investigation regarding the cancelled nomination of Maj.-Gen. Yoav Galant to the post of IDF chief of general staff.

In an interview with Israel Radio, Turkel said that with the information that was available to him and his committee, that there was no reason to prevent the appointment of Galant. The retired judge explained that the committee completely relies on information and documents provided to it by the government and the nominee being investigated.

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