Report: Netanyahu, Liberman agree to raise electoral threshold

December 26, 2013 09:58

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman agreed on Thursday to raise the electoral threshold for parties who want to enter the Knesset. The threshold is currently at 2% and will be raised to 3.25%, Israel Radio reported.

The bill that raised the threshold was being pushed by Yisrael Beiteinu and Yesh Atid, who originally called for it to be raised to 4%.

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