Herzog blasts 'violent' Yacimovich for 'making Liberman defense minister'

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May 18, 2016 20:22

 
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Zionist Union chairman Isaac Herzog blamed his predecessor as head of the Labor Party, Shelly Yacimovich, for "anointing Avigdor Liberman as defense minister" by spearheading the internal opposition to his efforts to come to agreement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a national unity government.

The embattled Labor chief called a news conference in Tel Aviv amidst calls in his faction for his resignation over the botched negotiations with Netanyahu.

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