The Cabinet voted on Sunday for hard-line politician Naftali Bennett to become defence minister until a permanent government takes hold.
Jerusalem: The Israeli Cabinet has approved hard-line politician Naftali Bennett as defence minister in the country's caretaker government. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed Bennet, with whom he has a rocky relationship, last week.
Netanyahu appears to be trying to shore up support among his right-wing base. He's hoping to block attempts by his chief rival, Benny Gantz, to form Israel's next government.
The Cabinet voted on Sunday for Bennett to become defence minister until a permanent government ...
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