Peres set to ask Netanyahu to build next coalition

82 MKs recommend Netanyahu; Liberman, Bennett discuss possible coalition variations; Lapid insists on only 18 ministries.

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January 31, 2013 22:44
PM Netanyahu and President Peres [file]

Netanyahu and Peres 370. (photo credit: GPO)

 
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President Shimon Peres is expected to invite Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to form the next government on Saturday night, after 82 MKs from six parties recommended this course of action on Wednesday and Thursday.

Meanwhile, likely coalition partners continued to discuss the next government before negotiations officially began.



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