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October 15, 2012 6:35 pm

Israeli Knesset Moves to Dissolve Itself

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JPost – This time, it really happened. The Knesset dissolved itself late Monday night, ahead of elections on January 22, 2013.

The first reading of the bill to dissolve the Knesset passed with 99 in favor and none opposed, over five months after it passed a nearly identical bill in its first reading before opposition leader Shaul Mofaz (Likud) joined the coalition at 2 a.m.

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