Bibi: Gridlock must be broken by forming “stable right-wing government” according to the will of the voters

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
‘Come back home,’ Netanyahu tells right-wing leaders
by ILH Staff and Reuters
March 31, 2021

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed on Wednesday to two right-wing rivals to “come back home” and align themselves with him again to break a deadlock following Israel’s inconclusive election last week. The final tally in politically polarised Israel’s fourth election in two years gave Netanyahu’s conservative Likud party and kindred factions 52 seats in the 120-member Knesset. The potential opposition bloc also was short of a governing majority, with 57 seats. For the first time since Israel’s founding in 1948, an Arab party, which took four seats in the legislature, has emerged as a potential kingmaker. Its leader, Mansour Abbas, has said he is open to offers that would benefit Israel’s Arab minority. READ MORE

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