Yisrael Beyteinu leader Avigdor Liberman slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s handling of the coalition negotiations.
He accused Netanyahu of attempting to “mislead” the electorate and initiate a third round of elections.
“Netanyahu is working on two channels at the same time. On the one hand, he is trying to placate the system with his calls for unity, while continuing his attempts to persuade MKs from other parties to join him and the” halakhic bloc “he established yesterday, in order to obtain a majority of 61 seats. If he fails to achieve the majority, he will lay the blame for the unity government’s failure on Gantz and myself.
“I urge Prime Minister Netanyahu once again to stop with the political exercises, the shticks and the tricks. Let’s sit down with you, Benny Gantz and myself, and establish a broad liberal national government for the future of the State of Israel,” Liberman concluded.
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