Report: Likud and Yisrael Beytenu to unite for elections

October 25, 2012 18:43


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The Likud and Yisrael Beytenu are set to unite into one party for the upcoming elections, Channel 2 reported on Thursday.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman are scheduled to hold a press conference at 8pm Thursday, where they are expected to announce the union between the two parties.

According to Channel 2, the joint Knesset list will be called "The Likud-Beytenu". Netanyahu is expected to get the first spot on the list, while Liberman is expected to get the second spot on the list.

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