Thursday, October 25, 2012

Mega Party: Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Lieberman to Unite Parties for Upcoming Elections

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman will unite two of the countries largest political parties to create a nationalist mega-party The Algemeiner has learned.

“They will run as a joint list with Netanyahu first and Lieberman second. They expect to get close to 60 seats,” said a diplomatic source with knowledge of the matter.
“Right now in the Knesset they have 42 seats combined, they believe they will cross the threshold of 50 if they run together. It will be the biggest party in the Knesset and unite the forces of the national camp,” the source added.

Not all is finalized however, “It still hasn’t been approved by the central committee of Likud,” said the source.

“There was a troublesome relationship between Netanyahu and Lieberman in the past, but now their interests have united them,” our source concluded.
A press conference will take place in an hour in a half, at 8pm Israeli time, according to Israeli sources.

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