Netanyahu calls for early general elections on September 4

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 7, 2012 10:57

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

"We are proposing September 4, and God willing the voters will give us a mandate," he said in a cabinet meeting.

The government on Monday was set to begin discussing bills submitted by Likud, Labor and Meretz to dissolve the Knesset, Israel Radio reported.

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