Israel’s opposition leader has formed a coalition government with the help of the small Arab party Ra’am shortly before a midnight deadline, concluding the era of longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Yair Lapid informed the president that he had succeeded in forming a government on?Wednesday, and pledged to do all he could to unite the countryreopening_plans.
“This government will work for all the citizens of Israel, those that voted for it and those that didn’tChief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam looks at a giant screen showing data during a technical briefing o. It will do everything to unite Israeli society,” Mr Lapid told President Reuven Rivlin.
The Knesset factions that will form the coalition are Lapid’s centrist Yesh Atid (There Is a Future), the centrist Blue and White, the secular Yisrael Beiteinu partymore than 1,300 of them in critical care., the Labour Party, the ultra-right Yamina (Rightwards) party, right-leaning New Hope, the left-liberal Meretz Party, and Ra’am.