Shas: "We are calling on Lieberman not to drag Israel into civil war."

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May 26, 2019 19:46
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Shas responded to Yisrael Beiteinu chairman Avigdor Lieberman.

"Unfortunately, Mr. Lieberman is not telling the truth about the draft law, and he uses it as an excuse to topple the right-wing government," he said, adding that Shas had never agreed to pass the law without a change of a "comma or word." If someone says, 'I will not change a comma or a word in the law,' especially in such a complex law, it is clear that he is not interested in any substantive solution or discussion, but all he wants is to obstruct the establishment of a government". 
"Mr. Lieberman," Shas added, "we call on you to show responsibility. Even if there are differences of opinion between you and the prime minister, do not drag Israel into civil war. Pull your hands away from the wild incitement against the public and fulfill your commitment to establish a right-wing government. "




"Netanyahu’s accusations and threats against me do not bring me closer to wanting to negotiate, to say the least,” the Yisrael Beiteinu party chairman Avigdor Lieberman told KAN.

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