Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday accused the opposition of encouraging the population to ignore the measures taken in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and called for “responsibility” in the face of what he called “anarchy”.
“Unfortunately, politicians are using the pandemic for political purposes and demanding that regulations be disregarded,” he complained hours after opposition leader Yisrael Beitenu, Avigdor Lieberman, asked the population to ignore the “illegal orders”. “the executive.
Netanyahu stressed that “anarchy will lead to much more serious patients and unfortunately many people will die” before calling the opposition “responsibility”. “Put an end to this inappropriate and dangerous behavior,” he said.
“You have to listen to the instructions. A rebellion is not a reaction to what is happening in Israel,” he said, according to The Times of Israel. The Prime Minister has also published a letter he sent to four opposition leaders to “make it clear to the people that the rules must be followed in their entirety”.