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Livni calls for ideological alliance with Labor
November 25, 2013 15:28
“Hatnuah” chair wants to counteract the alliance formed by “Yesh Atid” and “Habayit Hayehudi”.
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni 370. (photo credit:Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post)

“Hatnuah” chair, Tzipi Livni called for an ideological alliance between her party and the Labor party, to counteract the alliance formed by “Yesh Atid” and “Habayit Hayehudi”.

Such an alliance, Livni said on Monday at the Knesset caucus for the resolution of the Israeli-Arab conflict, could function even with an opposition party, and she will inform PM Netanyahu that both parties will support him throughout the peace and decision making processes.

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Livni highlighted the fact that Israel is facing a two-fold challenge over the next six months: on the one hand, to guarantee that the international community will not risk Israel via an agreement with Iran, and on the other hand, to realize a permanent agreement with the Palestinians that will benefit Israel.

“The Labor party, headed by Isaac Herzog has made a choice not to ignore the political issue, and the time is right to forge an alliance to support the prime minister. We are still paying the price of the Lapid-Bennett alliance, and it is a political one.”

Livni referred to the newly-brokered Iran deal: “We must make it our business that Iran doesn’t become a threat that will disrupt the balance in the Middle East.”

“The agreement made with Iran is far from perfect, but it is a done deal. So now’s the time to rehabilitate and consolidate our relations with the US.”

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