Bennett: Coalition talks over, we stand behind Netanyahu

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 18, 2013 14:21




Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett said Monday that, with coalition negotiations over, the party was prepared to stand behind Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and do what was necessary for him to succeed.

Speaking at a Bayit Yehudi faction meeting, Bennett stated that the portfolios given to the party had granted them the tools to make a change. "Instead of citizens working for the economy, the economy will work for them."

Bennett welcomed US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to Israel, saying that Israel and the US "sometimes have disagreements but they're between friends."

He called on the US president to free imprisoned Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard as soon as possible.


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