Netanyahu nominated to try to form Israeli government

Netanyahu nominated to try to form Israeli government

The Guardian

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President warns, however, that there is little chance of him achieving a majority coalition

Israel’s president has nominated the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to try to form a government following the latest inconclusive election, but voiced doubt that any candidate can forge a majority coalition.

“I have come to a decision based on the numbers of recommendations (from lawmakers), which indicates that Benjamin Netanyahu has a slightly higher chance of forming a government,” Reuven Rivlin said.

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