Israeli FM ends alliance with Netanyahu

July 7, 2014 10:42 AM

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JERUSALEM -- Israel's foreign minister on Monday said he was ending a political alliance with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, adding a new element of instability to an already fractious governing coalition.

Avigdor Lieberman, leader of the ultranationalist Yisrael Beitenu party, told a news conference that he and Netanyahu have significant differences on many key issues and it no longer made sense to maintain the alliance between their parties. However, he said his party would remain in the coalition, ...

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