The speech, delivered mostly in Hebrew, was seen by many as an olive branch to Jewish Israelis.
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“This is not a love story, it is more pragmatic, but there is behind it a potential for something bigger.”
More than a fifth of Israel’s nine million citizens are Arabs, and there is every reason to include an Arab party in the new coalition.
Abbas has become somewhat of an unlikely kingmaker since his party cleared the threshold to gain four Knesset seats, which could allow him to recommend either Netanyahu or his challenger, Lapid.