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Israel's new government and the battle for constitutional change | Europe In :60 | GZERO Media

Israeli constitutional crisis despite compromise attempts

Carl Bildt, former prime minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Jerusalem on the protests in Israel and France.

What is really happening in Israel?

Well, it is really a profound crisis. It is cultural. We might argue it is political. It's got to be constitutional. The new government of Prime Minister Netanyahu, very much to the right, is trying to change the constitutional legal order of the country, and that is heavily opposed by large segments of Israeli society. The president has been trying to broker compromises failed, the crisis was only deepened to the detriment of the society and strength of Israel.

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