Former Finance Minister Yair Lapid poured cold water on rumors his Yesh Atid party could run on a joint list with Tzipi Livni’s Hatnuah faction for the upcoming elections, despite previous indications the two were preparing for just such an alliance.
On Sunday, Haaretz reported that Lapid and Livni had met several times recently, laying the foundations for a potential joint run.
But Lapid now says the chances of such an alliance are virtually nil. Instead, Lapid is focusing on an alliance between his party and former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, who last month established the Chosen Yisrael (Israel Resilience) party.
Read more at Arutz Sheva.