June 5, 2012
Netanyahu: I will fire any minister who votes to legalize Ulpana homes
PM's office updates ministers that government position is to oppose a bill that would legalize settlement construction on privately-owned Palestinian land.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a sharp warning to government ministers on Tuesday, threatening that anyone who votes for a bill to legalize homes on the settlement of Ulpana Hill, which was built on privately-owned Palestinian land, will be fired.
The Prime Minister’s Office has begun updating ministers on Tuesday that Netanyahu decided that the government position is to oppose a bill that would authorize settlement construction on privately-owned Palestinian land.
Officials in Netanyahu’s office said that the significance of the message was that ministers and deputy ministers could not vote for the bill.
Read more at Haaretz.com.