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Amid deadlock in coalition talks, Likud set to push bill to dissolve Knesset

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(Worthy News) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman were locked in a game of political chicken on Monday, with the Likud party poised to take the first step toward triggering new elections, and the former defense minister showing no signs he would soften his demands, join the government, and avert sending Israelis to the polls.

The Likud party said it would bring a proposal to dissolve the Knesset to Israel’s parliament for the first of three votes on Monday afternoon, putting pressure on potential coalition parties to reach an agreement or face another election.

In response, Liberman said he would back the bill in its first reading on Monday afternoon, as the impasse between the right-wing parties showed no sign of waning.

The bill would require two more votes before another election — the second in a matter of months — could be called. [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More...) ]

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