Earlier on Monday Washington expressed “deep concerns” about the ongoing protests in Israel and urged Netanyahu to “find a compromise as soon as possible.”
Netanyahu, who is expected to address the nation at 10 am, is reportedly planning to announce the halt of the judicial reform legislation following another escalation of mass protests.
Media reports suggest that Netanyahu, who just two days ago claimed he wouldn’t stop the process, despite the deepening divide in Israeli society, would give in to the calls from some coalition members to ease the tensions.
Earlier on Monday, Israel’ President Isaac Herzog also called for the “immediate” halt of the legislation “for the sake of the unity of the people of Israel.”
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