Israel’s security cabinet agreed to a ceasefire with Hamas on Tuesday afternoon, in a decision that several government ministers later said they opposed. The decision was slammed by some opposition leaders, who called it a capitulation to terror after a two-day conflagration that saw over 400 hundred rockets and mortar shells fired at southern Israel.
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, Environmental Protection Minister Ze’ev Elkin, and Education Minister Naftali Bennett proposed an alternative response, but it was rejected by the other ministers, according to the Channel 10 report.
But Housing Minister Yoav Gallant, who was at the meeting, said the ministers all accepted the decision, which was summarized by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and was not put to a vote.
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