The Knesset approved the new government of Israel. For its formation it took 500 days

The Israeli Parliament – the Knesset – may 17, expressed a vote of confidence in the so-called rotary-led government with the leaders of the party “Likud” Benjamin Netanyahu and “Kajol Laban” benny Ganz. As informs, voted 73 deputies, against – 46.

“After more than 500 days of political crisis in Israel has an elected government, which enjoys the confidence of the Knesset,” he said after the vote the speaker of Parliament Yariv Levin.

After members of the government swore an oath.

Positions in the Cabinet of Israel was divided largely between representatives of the parties “Likud” and “Kajol Laban”, a few posts were also the representatives of the smaller parties.

The co-chairs of the government were Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main opponent, the leader of the “Kahal Lava” benny Gantz. It is expected that Netanyahu will be Prime Minister the first six months, then it will replace Gantz.

Political crisis in Israel lasted for about a year and a half.

26 Dec 2018 the Knesset decided to dissolve itself and call early elections because of disagreements over the government’s bill on the conscription of Orthodox Jews.

The vote was held in April 2019 – according to the results, none of the parties are unable to obtain enough seats in Parliament to form a government. The same situation was repeated in September 2019 and March 2020.

If “Likud” and “Kajol Laban” were unable to agree, the country would be appointed for the fourth year extraordinary elections to the Knesset.

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