Benjamin Netanyahu is new Prime Minister in Israeli. He got majority of votes to head new Israeli govt. The final results of the election presented on September 25.
Monday fifty-five members of the Knesset parliament called on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. The head of Likud party, to form the next government, compared to fifty-four votes for the opposition Blue and White political alliance.
On Sunday, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began two-day consultations with elected parties to pick a politician with the best chance of forming a coalition government. The only government which can be formed is a broad unity government.
The round of consultations at the president’s headquarters ended with Benjamin Netanyahu’s mandate to form the government.
Netanyahu’s party Likud and allies have secured 55 seats, while Gantz’s Blue and White-led alliance won 54.
“The only way to reach such a government is to sit down and talk with an open mind,” Netanyahu said on Twitter.
On its turn, the Yisrael Beitenu political party led by former defence chief Avigdor Lieberman refused to support any of the elected candidates.
The president will meet with the leaders of the parties elected to parliament to discuss the nominee for the office of prime minister.