Prime minister Netanyahu gets more criticism on the fact that he important ministerial posts for themselves. That criticism grew louder when he also the role of Defence minister to his new responsibilities added after Avigdor Lieberman in november, had resigned.
He decided on the post of Buitenlandze Items after the Motion for a Kwaliteitsregering in Israel, an ngo from Jerusalem, a petition was filed in the high court of Justice on his posts. Report that the Israeli media.
Director-general of the ministry Yuval Rotem congratulated Katz on his appointment and said that it was a "celebratory moment" was. "We are confident that the minister will lead us to further achievements," says Rotem.Yisrael Katz
The 63-year-old Katz is next to minister of Transport, minister of Information and member of the right-wing Likoed-party of Netanyahu. He got the third place on the party list in past elections. Israel keeps on the 9th of april general elections.
In the past, Katz has already said that he prime minister wants to be as Netanyahu a step back. Katz is behind a plan to Israel and the Gulf states to connect with each other via a trace. This year, he also made a proposal to the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza strip to improve, by an artificial island off the coast to build.