Bennett presses demand for defense portfolio

Shortly after Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation as defense minister on Wednesday, the Bayit Yehudi Party claimed the portfolio for its leader Education Minister Naftali Bennett. With his coalition left with a majority of one seat (61), Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sees a snap election on the near horizon if another partner quits. Lieberman formally tenders his resignation on Thursday and takes leave of the IDF command.

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2 thoughts on “Bennett presses demand for defense portfolio

  • Nov 15, 2018 @ 12:33 at 12:33

    After the botched Gaza operation, the botched defense minister came with his botched resignation, even if he does not work for Iran.


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