FADC slams PM, Barak for stopping intel testimony

Mofaz: PM preventing Knesset from supervising executive branch as intel on Eilat attacks withheld.; Barak: Mofaz using FADC as “a political tool.”

Shaul Mofaz 311 (R) (photo credit: REUTERS)
Shaul Mofaz 311 (R)
(photo credit: REUTERS)
The Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak for preventing a Shin Bet representative and  OC Military Intelligence Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi from testifying on Sunday.
In an unusual move, Kochavi and the Shin Bet representative arrived at a meeting of the Subcommittee for Intelligence, Secret Services, Captives and Missing Soldiers with letters from the defense minister and the prime minister, respectively, saying that they may not answer the subcommittee’s inquiries as to what intelligence their agencies had before the terrorist attack on the Egyptian border last month.
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