FM Lieberman on Likud-Israel Beteinu merger

The united list announced by PM Binyamin Netanyahu’s Likud and Israel Beteinu is the first step towards reforming Israel’s government system by reducing the number of parties running for election next January, Lieberman explained. The eventual aim is to reduce the number of political parties to five at most. The plurality of splinter parties produces unwieldy, inefficient government coalitions.

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