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Report: Netanyahu Moves Closer to Forming New Coalition Government

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu casting his ballot. Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/POOL/Flash90.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was closer to forming a new coalition Sunday after the head of the far-right Jewish Home party relinquished his demand for the foreign ministry, political sources said.

Netanyahu, whose Likud party won a surprise victory in a March 17 election, has until May 6 to piece together a new government, after receiving a 14-day extension last week.

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