Israel misses deadline and for the third election in 12 months

the Negotiations on a unity government collapsed, and thus shall Israel elections - probably in march. Israeli politicians have Wednesday missed a deadline to

Israel misses deadline and for the third election in 12 months

the Negotiations on a unity government collapsed, and thus shall Israel elections - probably in march.

Israeli politicians have Wednesday missed a deadline to form the new government.

Thus to the country for the third time in 12 months to the elections, which is the first time in the country's history, writes the AFP news agency.

The various parties had until midnight Wednesday to find a candidate who could garner a majority in the israeli parliament, the Knesset, on the basis of the distribution of seats after the latest elections in september.

But negotiations on a unity government between prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz from the Blue and White bread together.

It is now clear that the israelis must again to the polls early in march. The exact date is debatable, however, remains in the Knesset.

the Knesset had already earlier on Wednesday initiated a process to dissolve itself, which set a new election for 2. march, writes the news agency dpa.

the Law, which must dissolve the parliament, however, must be through two further readings before it is applicable. These are expected to take place early Thursday, according to dpa.

Neither the Netanyahus Likud party, or Blue and White, with Benny Gantz in the head have managed to find the majority after the two latest elections in september and april.

The two party leaders had in this game each got 28 days to create a working coalition.

But none of the two managed to convince kongemageren Avigdor Lieberman from the party Yisrael Beiteinu to be a part of their coalition.

Netanyahu is prime minister, under great pressure, when he is indicted in cases of fraud, breach of mandate and bribery.

Yet, it does not put a start date on a lawsuit against him, but until then, Netanyahu also try to keep track of the internal lines, since the Likud will keep formandsvalg 26. december, according to AFP.

Netanyahu has, however, a big crowd of very loyal people in the party, and several see him as the favorite to be on the record.

even before the nyvalget was confirmed, sent to Gantz and Netanyahu accusations against each other and began their election campaigns.

they forced The us to new elections, said Netanyahu in a video released by the Likud, according to AFP.

- If we want to be sure that it does not happen again, there is only one thing to do and that is to win and to win big, it sounded in the video.

Gantz on the other hand, gave Netanyahu the blame.

- We rate against a third choice today because of Netanyahus attempts to achieve immunity, said the Blue and White-the head of the Knesset.

- We must resist this.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 12 December 2019, 01:00

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