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Israeli lawmakers to vote on anti-Netanyahu government Sunday

Parliament speaker Yariv Levin announced the Knesset will hold a vote of confidence this weekend, to be followed by the swearing-in of the new government led by Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid.

The Israeli parliament will vote on Sunday to approve a new government that would oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after 12 straight years in power. 

“The debate and vote on the new government will take place Sunday, June 13, 2021, during a special session of parliament,” parliament speaker Yariv Levin said in a statement on Tuesday.

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