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May 7, 2015 11:22 am

After Formation of New Israeli Government, Swearing in Scheduled for Wednesday

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Likud and Bayit Yehudi signed a coalition deal only a hour and a half before the deadline. Photo: Bayit Yehudi.

Jerusalem Post – Now that the agreement is finalized, the parties have seven days to swear in. They said they are planning to do so by next Wednesday, at which point Netanyahu will tell the Likud MKs who will be a minister and who will not, and portfolios will be decided upon.

The Knesset is expected to start passing a bill Monday that would delay the implementation of the law limiting the number of ministers to 18 to the next Knesset. The process of legislating it may only be completed on Wednesday, which is why the swearing in will likely only take place then, on the final day, by law, that it can take place.

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