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Bill To Keep Israeli Government Alive Fails, Knesset to Dissolve Within 24 Hours


The Knesset on Monday night failed to pass the first reading of the bill that would have postponed the deadline for the approval of the state budget.

49 MKs voted against the bill and 47 voted in favor.

As a result, the Knesset is expected to dissolve in the next 24 hours since the budget has not been approved due to ongoing disagreements between the Likud and Blue and White.

The bill failed to pass after Knesset members from the coalition – Michal Shir from the Likud and Assaf Zamir, Ram Shefa and Miki Haimovich from Blue and White – voted against it.

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