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Following discussions held this week regarding the debt restructuring proceedings between Bank Leumi and Ganden Holdings Ltd. controlled by Nochi Dankner, and today's notice by Bank Leumi of the cancellation of the debt restructuring deal, Finance Minister Yair Lapid and Governor of the Bank of Israel Prof. Stanley Fischer have decided to establish a committee that will assess the issue of debt restructuring deals in the economy.  The committee will submit its recommendations to the Minister of Finance and the Governor of the Bank of Israel.

The composition of the committee will be decided upon between the two at the beginning of next week.