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Israel Will Have A New Prime Minister Next Week

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2022
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After months of discontent among the Israel public regarding the current political leadership, led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Bennett and Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid have announced they will hold new elections in the fall, possibly paving the way for a return by former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Tonight, as the transition period begins, Lapid will be sworn in as the new Prime Minister, just in time for him to greet President Biden when he visits Israel in mid-July.

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