Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin met with representatives of the Yisrael Beytenu faction, which recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be appointed to form the government.
MK-elect Yulia Malinovsky told Rivlin: “We are in a complex situation, it is our duty to maintain a delicate balance between religion and state. We as a faction take upon ourselves to be a defender of the secular public, alongside respect for the religious public. In forming the coalition, too, it is important that the balance be maintained.”
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