Gantz has spent the last 28 days trying to cobble together a coalition government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to do so.
“There is no chance. We will not join either a limited right- or left-wing government or a minority government,” Liberman told supporters.
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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he was still hopeful that a unity government would be formed. “The people don’t want another election,” he said.
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Joint List head Ayman Odeh said the rare step was necessary to prevent another term for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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It’s simple: Netanyahu and Gantz don’t want to work together, but neither can be Prime Minister without Lieberman, who wants them to work together.