Netanyahu: I Won’t Sit In Coalition With Gantz, Will Form Right-Wing Government


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday ruled out the possibility of forming a coalition with Benny Gantz’s Israel Resilience party, saying that he wants to rule with a right-wing government.

“I will not form a government with Benny Gantz,” the prime minister said at a meeting with a group of religious journalists. “I will be the one to build the coalition, and it will be a nationalistic Likud government, a right-wing government.”

Gantz’s party responded in a statement, saying: “We will establish a Zionist government of hope and unity that will replace Netanyahu.”

A poll published late Saturday showed Netanyahu remaining best placed to form a government even if his chief rivals join forces ahead of April’s elections.

Read more at Times of Israel.




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