Likud officials: There’s no need for primaries given bloc loyalty

Likud officials said on Thursday that in light of the support of the right-wing parties of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a primary election for leadership of the Likud would by unnecessary.
Netanyahu requested the right-wing party leaders to sign a paper where they declare their loyalty to him, entrusting him with leading the Right 55-bloc.
Deputy Health Minister Ya'acov Litzman claimed that he was not yet asked to sign any paper but his party and Shas are ready to back Netanyahu.
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