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Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz agree on national emergency government in Israel

Posted April 20, 2020 12:44 p.m. EDT

— Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz have agreed the formation of a national emergency government, according to a joint statement from Blue and White and Netanyahu's Likud party.

The announcement brings to an end more than a year of political deadlock during which Israel held three general elections.

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