Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has withdrawn from attending the Jerusalem Day ceremony. The annual event is scheduled to take place on the evening of June 5 at Giv'at HaTachmoshet.

The Prime Minister's Office notified the organizers of the cancellation without providing an explanation.

Subsequently, the government's press service released the following statement: "The Prime Minister is focused on the ongoing military operations in the south and north. Therefore, he will be unable to attend the scheduled ceremonies for today."