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Don’t you see the resemblance between this election-cancellation ploy and the one that was just attempted in Istanbul, only to backfire in its authoritarian mastermind’s face?
Despite Netanyahu’s insistence that he will stick with his traditional haredi political partners, there is also more of a chance now that a national unity coalition can be formed.
“Prime Minister Netanyahu treats Knesset Speaker Edelstein with respect and he will consider his proposal in the days ahead,” Urich said.
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein talks to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov about Syria, Iran, captives in Gaza.
By LAHAV HARKOV
“Even in my best dreams, I didn’t believe I would reach this moment,” Edelstein told the Russian lawmakers in both Hebrew and Russian.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
"I was imprisoned because I taught the language that told the world of the rejection of tyranny and the rise of just rule, love of humanity and the hope for freedom."
Edelstein called the meetings "very serious" and that a lot was learned.
Edelstein will also tour important sites from his life as a Prisoner of Zion during the Soviet Union.
The event was part of the legislature’s ongoing “Connecting to the Knesset” program, in which MKs and Visitors’ Center staff played educational games with children around the country.
The number of MKs has remained unchanged since Israel's founding.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Edelstein plans a nostalgic visit to sites in Moscow where he was tried and imprisoned, but also a meeting with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for an exchange of views on Russia’s increasing influence in the Middle East.
In the past, the legislature's Speaker Yuli Edelstein criticized leaders who didn’t come to parliament, but now he’s keeping mum.
“From all the hate, we forgot how to love”
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