Knesset to discuss five no-confidence motions

October 30, 2006 06:35

The Knesset will meet on Monday afternoon to discuss five no-confidence motions submitted by the opposition, Israel Radio reported. The Likud faction put forth a motion against the government, which it called directionless and lacking a plan. Other no-confidence motions included one from NU/NRP and United Torah Judaism protesting the financial situation in towns near Gaza due to the constant firing of Kassams at the western Negev, and another motion from the Arab parties protesting Israel Beiteinu's entry into the coaltion. The Knesset was also expected to approve Israel Beiteinu head Avigdor Lieberman's appointment to his designated ministerial position.

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