10/23, 7:35 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Gantz has four weeks to get majority in Knesset

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin (pictured right) entrusted Benny Gantz (left) on Wednesday with forming the next cabinet after his rival and interim Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to do so. The leader of the Blue and White has 28 days for talks to get majority support in the Knesset.

At the general election held on September 17, Gantz's centrist list won 33 out of 120 seats, two less than at the snap vote in April. However, Netanyahu's Likud came in with 32 or six less than the last time. Gantz has changed his mind and refused to participate in a grand, unity coalition and Netanyahu eventually couldn't win over enough lawmakers.

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