Knesset rejects no-confidence motions on Netanyahu gov't

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 17, 2011 18:51

After a series of speeches given by MKs on Monday during a Knesset hearing on two no-confidence motions put forward by Kadima and the UAL-Ta'al, Hadash, and Balad parties, the Knesset voted against both of the motions.

Thirty-four MKs voted in favor, and 52 MKs voted against the no-confidence motion initiated by Kadima MK Nachman Shai on "Netanyahu isolating Israel through a series of political actions and failures."

On the second no-confidence motion on the "planning of construction and building in Arab communities," introduced by MK Ibrahim Sarsour of UAL-Ta'al, 29 MKs voted in favor, while 54 voted against.


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