Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday evening that the High Court of Justice's intervention in the coalition agreement between his Likud party and Benny Gantz's Kahol Lavan "could increase the likelihood of a fourth election."
Earlier on Monday, the High Court picked apart the coalition agreement between Kahol Lavan party and Likud, in the second day of discussions over the broader topic of Netanyahu's continued role in government with three criminal indictments.
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In a session that lasted nine hours, an expanded panel comprising 11 of the court’s 15 justices heard petitions against the coalition agreement. The session was broadcast live due to its significance.