Knesset committee expedites bill on early elections

May 7, 2012 13:01

The Knesset House Committee on Monday approved the expedition of a bill that would dissolve the 18th Knesset, paving the way for a plenum vote on the issue later in the day. The bill passed with 13 in favor and four against.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu stated earlier Monday that he wants general elections to be scheduled for early September, more than a year ahead of schedule.

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