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Israel's president to tap Netanyahu rival Gantz to form government -statement

Reuters Sunday, 15 March 2020
Israel's president said on Sunday he will tap Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rival Benny Gantz to try to form new government after a repeat election in March, according to an official statement.
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Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz received an official mandate on Monday to try to form Israel's next government, and called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to join him in a unity administration. Emer McCarthy reports.

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