Israeli official says deal reached to expand government

May 25, 2016 8:20 AM

38 0

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reached a deal to expand his coalition government by bringing in the ultranationalist Yisrael Beitenu party and appointing its leader Avigdor Lieberman as the new defense minister, a government official said Wednesday.

Moshe Leon, a representative for Lieberman, said the deal will be signed later in the day. The government official, speaking on condition of anonymity under regulations, confirmed both sides have reached the agreement.

Also read: Fresh Off Time Warner Deal, AT&T Plans Aggressive Content Strategy

Read more

To category page