Kadima Splinter Faction Will Join Bibi Coalition

By Haaretz

Published July 22, 2012.

Members of the Kadima party said on Sunday that they would manage to gather a group of seven Knesset members by Monday that would join Netanyahu’s government, under the authority of former minister Tzachi Hanegbi. According to the information that is emerging, Hanegbi will most likely be appointed Home Front Defense.

Currently, Kadima members estimate that four Knesset members have already committed to taking part in the move. These are: Ya’akov Edri, Otniel Schneller, Yulia Shamalov-Berkovich and Aryeh Bibi.

Members of the Kadima party said on Sunday that they would manage to gather a group of seven Knesset members by Monday that would join Netanyahu’s government, under the authority of former minister Tzachi Hanegbi. According to the information that is emerging, Hanegbi will most likely be appointed home front defense minister.

Currently, Kadima members estimate that four Knesset members have already commited to taking part in the move. These are: Ya’akov Edri, Otniel Schneller, Yulia Shamalov-Berkovich and Aryeh Bibi, who did not hide their desire in previous weeks to stay in the coalition after Kadima quit.

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