“Although a date for the swearing-in is not immediately announced, Netanyahu is expected to return to power – as head of the most right-wing Israeli government ever to hold office – as early as next week”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
Netanyahu announces formation of new government
Amir Ettinger, Yehuda Shlezinger and AP
December 22, 2022

Prime Minister-elect Benjamin Netanyahu announced late Wednesday that he has successfully formed a new coalition, setting the stage for him to return to power as head of the most right-wing Israeli government ever to hold office. Netanyahu made the announcement in a phone call to President Isaac Herzog moments before a midnight deadline. His Likud party released a brief video clip of the smiling Netanyahu and a recording of the conversation. “I wanted to announce to you that thanks to the amazing public support we received in the elections, I have succeeded in forming a government that will take care of all the citizens of Israel,” Netanyahu said. READ MORE

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