Finance Minister: Growing calls for reform could lead to ‚anarchy‘ in Israel

31.07.2011                      29.Tammus, 5771

Warnung:

Finance Minister: Growing calls for reform could lead to 'anarchy' in Israel

Steinitz says Netanyahu government's 'supreme duty' amid calls for lower costs of living is to ensure that Israel does not reach the debt crisis experienced in Europe and the United States.

Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz hit back on Sunday at the growing national protests over the rising cost of living, saying some reforms being demanded might lead to economic crises like those besetting parts of Europe and the United States.
The warnings followed marches by some 150,000 demonstrators, the resignation of a top treasury official and questions from leading commentators over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ability to ride out a revolt by the middle class….