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Netanyahu Furious Over Security-Cabinet Leaks, Cancels Second Meeting


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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leads the weekly cabinet meeting in the PM's office in Jerusalem. July 15, 2012.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leads the weekly cabinet meeting in the PM's office in Jerusalem. July 15, 2012.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled the second meeting of the security cabinet due to leaks from the meeting held yesterday about discussions onIran’s nuclear program.

Yediot Aharonot had obtained and published yesterday evening information regarding the meeting, specifically differences of opinion regarding intelligence on whenIran’s nuclear program would enter a “zone of immunity” from Israeli attack.

The intensive 10-hour long marathon meeting was said to deal with other regional-security topics as well.

Today’s meeting was convened, but when it began, Netanyahu announced that due to the security leak the meeting would be adjourned.

“Yesterday, somebody severely undermined the confidence that Israeli citizens give to this forum,” Netanyahu said. “He violated the most basic rules regarding the conduct of Security Cabinet discussions. He also hurt the good name of those present at the meeting who did not leak its contents.”

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  1. The offending party should resign. This pertains to national security first and foremost. There is no place for dissention in the ranks.


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