Defense Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Bnei Gantz will arrive this evening (Tuesday) at Sheba Hospital in Tel Hashomer to undergo an orthopedic medical procedure on his back.
This is an injury that the Minister of Defense has suffered for many years since his years of military service as a paratrooper commander, and in recent months the situation has worsened. The Ministry of Defense is preparing to provide regular updates to the Minister and his staff as a matter of routine.
Earlier today, Gantz had a situation assessment in the Home Front Command regarding the progress of the establishment of the Corona headquarters. The discussion was attended by the commander of the Home Front Command, Major General Uri Gordin, and the head of the Corona headquarters, Brigadier General Nissan Davidi.
The visit was accompanied by the commanders of the corona headquarters assemblies: Col. (Res.) Gal. Isolation of Col. (Res.) Nir Bar-On.
Gantz said “I am here at the new Corona headquarters that has started operating. We will see the achievements in the coming days, its pace of operation will increase, its efficiency will improve, the results will be better”.
The Defense Minister commented on the continued launching of incendiary balloons from the Gaza Strip and sent a threatening message to Hamas: “At the same time, in southern Hamas, it is possible to continue inflating incendiary and explosive balloons to the State of Israel.
“They would do well to stop violating security and peace in the State of Israel. If that does not happen, we will have to respond, “he said.