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Israel election: lengthy coalition talks loom as exit polls point to deadlock

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Rivals Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz both pledge to form coalition as counting continues Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival, Benny Gantz, have both vowed to lead Israel’s next government, despite early results and exit polls appearing to show they would both struggle to form a coalition.Three exit polls run by Israeli television channels, which are unofficial and often unreliable, showed neither the ruling Likud nor the opposition Blue and White would gather enough seats to secure a parliamentary majority. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/18/israel-election-lengthy-coalition-talks-loom-exit-polls-early-results-deadlock

Author : Oliver Holmes and Quique Kierszenbaum in Tel Aviv

Publish date : 2019-09-18 05:03:26

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