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Israel Election: Netanyahu says no to unity government

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, left, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking to the media after viewing the weapons cache discovered at a factory in the West Bank city of Hebron, Jan. 10, 2017. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and then-Israeli defense minister Avigdor Liberman speak to the media, Jan. 10, 2017. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making his political vision for Israel crystal clear, promising to establish “a strong right-wing government.”

“This is my commitment to Likud voters. There will be no unity government,” he wrote in an op-ed published Wednesday in the conservative Israel Hayom newspaper. [Read more…]