Disputes resolved as Steinitz, Shalom receive portfolios
LAST UPDATED: 03/18/2013 03:01
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu late on Sunday night appointed Yuval Steinitz as Minister of International Relations and Silvan Shalom as Energy and Water Minister, resolving feuding over portfolios in a series of late-night meetings with Likud MKs.
Shalom is to also maintain his role as Minister of the Development of the Negev and Galilee and Regional Cooperation, Army Radio reported. Shalom will also play a key role in negotiations with the Palestinians.