Live blog: Likud votes on Yisrael Beytenu merger

'Post' covers vote on Yisrael Beytenu merger live.

October 29, 2012 14:45
Netanyahu and Liberman announce parties uniting

Liberman and Netanyahu 370. (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem/ The Jerusalem Post)


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Welcome to The Jerusalem Post's live coverage of the Likud Central Committee's vote on the Likud-Yisrael Beytenu unity deal. The vote came after a well-publicized press conference between the two party leaders, Binyamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Liberman, where the two announced the decision to run together in the 19th Knesset. Netanyahu will head the joint party, Likud Beytenu, while Liberman will occupy the number two position.  

Here, our reporters and photographers provided breaking updates and real-time insights and commentary on the historic vote.

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