Vice PM opposes adding Barak to Likud Party list

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
May 1, 2012 10:15




Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom voiced his opposition on Tuesday to the prospect of placing Defense Minister and Independence Party founder Ehud Barak on the Likud list.

The Likud Party is democratically chosen, and has never reserved slots for anyone, Shalom said according to Israel Radio.

Even if Barak will not be elected to the Knesset in upcoming elections Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu can appoint him to a government post.

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