Peretz forms Labor's coalition negotiation team

Labor Chairman Amir Peretz appointed former minister David Libai to head the team charged with negotiating the party's terms for joining Acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's coalition. Former MKs Hagai Marom and Yossi Katz, as well as businessman Benny Gaon and attorney Yossi Sperling were named as members of the team, Army Radio reported. The series of negotiations were set to begin officially on Sunday.