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Bennett and Lapid decide on the dissolution of Israeli Knesset

by Anadolu Agency

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Monday agreed to table a bill next week for the dissolution of the Knesset (Israel’s Parliament), and the latter will be appointed as prime minister, state media reported.

As part of the agreement, a vote will be held in the Knesset next week, after which Lapid will take over the premiership until new elections are held, according to KAN TV.

Israeli Channel 12 said general elections could be held on October 25, Israel’s fifth vote in four years.

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