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Netanyahu sets for second election in a year to break deadlock in coalition talks



Israel might be forced to hold fresh elections , less than 2 months after the last vote , as Benjamin Netanyahu‘s aims of forming a coalition government fade .

The country’s parliament walked by a preliminary motion to dissolve itself on Monday after cross-party shows to form a government stalled .

Mr Netanyahu’s Likud party surfaced tied as the largest party in the parliament after the 9 April elections .

Many commentators thought that the right-wing prime minister would control 65 seats out of the 120 in the parliament by stunning a deal with right-wing allies .

But Mr Netanyahu has , so far , already been unable to form a government with the right-wing , far-right and ultra-Orthodox events whose support he needs .

Coalition speaks stalled after divisions arose between former defence minister Avigdor Lieberman’s Yisrael Beitenu party and the United Torah Judaism group .

The events disagree over a military conscription bill regulating exemptions for ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students.

Mr Lieberman has insisted on passing a new law mandating that young ultra-Orthodox men be drafted into the military , like other Jewish males.But United Torah Judaism , an bond of ultra-Orthodox parties , disagrees .


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